Smoked Turkey Tagliatelle

Creamy Smoked Turkey Tagliatelle

Once you try this, it will become one of your favorite recipes aside from the traditional BBQ. Make sure you cook everything according to instructions to bring out the flavor in this dish.

Creamy Smoked Turkey Tagliatelle


1 Garlic clove, peeled and crushed
1 Small courgette, trimmed, sliced and cut in half
1 bunch Spring onions, trimmed and diagonally sliced
2 teaspoon Olive oil
4 tablespoon Dry white wine
2 tablespoon Freshly shredded basil
14 oz Can chopped tomatoes
8 oz Spinach and egg tagliatelle
8 oz Smoked turkey breast, cut into strips
Small fresh basil leaves, to garnish
Salt and freshly ground black pepper


Heat the oil in a saucepan. Add the spring onions and garlic and gently cook for 2-3 minutes. until beginning to soften. Stir in the sliced courgette and cook for 1 minute.

Add the wine and let it bubble for 1-2 minutes. Stir in the chopped tomatoes, bring to a boil and simmer uncovered over a low heat for 15 minutes, or until the courgettes are tender and the sauce slightly reduced. Stir the shredded basil into the sauce and season to taste with salt and pepper.

Meanwhile, bring a large pan of salted water to the boil. Add the tagliatelle and cook for 10 minutes, until al dente or according to the packet instructions. Drain thoroughly.

Return the tagliatelle to the pan, add half the tomato sauce and toss together to coat the pasta thoroughly in the sauce. Cover with a lid and reserve.

Add the strips of turkey to the remaining sauce and heat gently for 2-3 minutes until piping hot. Divide the tagliatelle among four serving plates. Spoon over the sauce, garnish with basil leaves and serve immediately.

You may also try adding Chardonnay to the sauce to give it a sweet, tasty flavor. Simmer it until it becomes thick.

Tagliatelle photo

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