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Butternut Squash Noodles with Turkey, Apples & Thyme

Total Time
28 min
20 min
8 min
Either spiralize your own squash noodles or look for them already prepped in the produce section of your supermarket.


Cooking spray

3 spray(s)

Unsalted butter

1¼ tsp, divided

Uncooked butternut squash

4 oz, spiralized into noodles (about 1 1/2 cups)

Fresh apple(s)

½ medium, Gala or Granny Smith, cut into chunks

Uncooked shallot(s)

1 large, sliced

Cooked skinless light turkey meat

½ cup(s), diced

Canned chicken broth

¼ cup(s), fat-free

Fresh thyme

1½ tsp, chopped

Table salt

1 pinch(es)

Black pepper

1 pinch(es), freshly ground

Lemon zest

½ tsp, grated

Chopped walnuts

1½ Tbsp, toasted


  1. Coat a medium nonstick skillet with cooking spray; add ½ tsp butter and melt over medium heat.
  2. Add “noodles”, apple, and shallot; cover and cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until noodles begin to soften, about 3 minutes.
  3. Stir in turkey, broth, thyme, salt, and pepper; cook, uncovered, stirring occasionally, until noodles are tender, about 3 minutes.
  4. Stir in remaining ¾ tsp butter and lemon zest; moisten with additional broth, if desired. Sprinkle with walnuts; serve.
  5. Makes 1 serving.