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Ground Turkey Spaghetti with a twist

Adding some zoodles to your pasta for volume

Pasta with a twist

I love pasta, but not the extra carbs; it’s so hard for me not to reach for seconds. So I had to make a better option.  I love volume when it comes to food so I decided to add zoodles to my pasta.  Not only are we getting our green veggies in our pasta, but also enjoying the food we love.


I am a firm believer in recreating our favorite recipes for healthy options instead of giving them up.  Ground turkey is the protein option I love and prefer, but you can switch it up with ground chicken or beef.

This recipe has become a staple to my meal planning and my family loves it too!

Adding some zoodles to your pasta for volume

Ground turkey spaghetti with a twist

This pasta recipe is so great to add volume to your meal. If you are watching your carbs, but also love pasta, adding zoodles is a great way to get more volume instead of the extra carbs.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 7 hours 30 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4 servings
Calories 370 kcal


  • 1 lb Ground turkey 93%
  • 1 Jar Low sugar spaghetti sauce
  • 1 bag Zoodles
  • 1/2 Box of pasta
  • Low skim mozzarella cheese
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp Onion powder
  • 1 tbsp Garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp Thyme


  • In a medium, pan bring water to boil and cook your pasta per package instructions. In a skillet, saute the ground turkey and add salt, pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, thyme. Cook thoroughly, then add your pasta sauce and let it simmer for 15 mins on low. In another skillet cook your zoodles - keep an eye on them they cook quickly and you don't want to overcook them.
    Nutrition facts per serving: 370 cal, 11.75 fat, 39 carbs 31.50 protein
Keyword ground turkey pasta, low carb dinner, pasta meal

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Benny Gallo

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I help busy working moms go from emotional eating to healthy relationship with food without restriction so they can achieve a healthy lifestyle.

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