Hearty Homemade Pasta Recipe

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Since we eat turkey products instead of pork in my house my boy’s dad thought it would be fun to get in on this contest (he has chef training and does a lot of the cooking) and today I wanted to share his hearty homemade pasta with you guys in case you wanted the man in your life give it a try.

Let’s get started!

Ingredients Needed for the Hearty Homemade Pasta

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  • 10 tomatoes
  • 5 medium onions
  • 1 garlic bub minced
  • ½ cup of olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons of dried thyme
  • 2 tablespoons of oregano
  • 4 bay leaves
  • 2 teaspoons of accent
  • 2 tablespoons of Italian seasoning
  • 1 pound of Jennie-O ground turkey
  • 1 pound of Jennie-O turkey sausage
  • 2 boxes of penne pasta
  • 4 sprigs of parsley

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(Note: I recommend getting the ingredients via Walmart Grocery pickup to make sure you have everything and to avoid impulse purchases).

Prep Time: 45 minutes

Cook Time: 4 hours (until desired consistency)

Directions for Making the Hearty Homemade Pasta

Mince garlic

Dice onions

Add onions and olive oil to a pan and sauté until onions are translucent.

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Add in garlic to the mixture and let it cook for another five minutes.

Boil a pot of water (to make it easy to peel tomatoes)

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Dip the tomatoes in the boiling water for about a minute (this will allow the skin to come off easily)

Dice tomatoes into fours.

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Make herb pack using a coffee filter (or paper towel) which includes thyme, oregano, bay leaves, and parsley.

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Mix all the ingredients in your crockpot and cook on high for 2 hours.

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Brown Jennie-O ground turkey and turkey sausage.

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Add the Jennie-O meat to your crockpot and cook for 2 hours. Make sure to stir occasionally.

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Boil water for pasta approximately 20 to 30 minutes before the crockpot will be finished.

Follow instructions on penne box.

Serve and enjoy!

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Closing Thoughts on Hearty Homemade Pasta

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The Hearty Homemade Pasta works great on football nights because dad can get the food in the crockpot before practice and finish it off once practice is over while the boys get showered.

What do you think about the Hearty Homemade Pasta recipe?

Hearty Homemade Pasta

Victoria H
A delicious spin on spaghetti which can be made by dad.
Prep Time 45 mins
Cook Time 4 hrs
Total Time 4 hrs 45 mins
Servings 10 people

Ingredients
  

  • 10 tomatoes
  • 5 medium onions
  • 1 garlic bub minced
  • ½ cup of olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons of dried thyme
  • 2 tablespoons of oregano
  • 4 bay leaves
  • 2 teaspoons of accent
  • 2 tablespoons of Italian seasoning
  • 1 pound of Jennie-O ground turkey
  • 1 pound of Jennie-O turkey sausage
  • 2 boxes of penne pasta
  • 4 sprigs of parsley

Instructions
 

  • Mince garlic
  • Dice onions
  • Add onions and olive oil to pan and sauté until onions are translucent.
  • Add in garlic to the mixture and let it cook for another five minutes.
  • Boil a pot of water (to make it easy to peel tomatoes)
  • Dip the tomatoes in the boiling water for about a minute (this will allow the skin to come off easily)
  • Dice tomatoes into fours.
  • Make herb pack using a coffee filter which includes thyme, oregano, bay leaves, and parsley.
  • Mix all the ingredients in your crock pot and cook on high for 2 hours.
  • Brown Jennie-O ground turkey and turkey sausage.
  • Add the Jennie-O meat to your crock pot and cook for 2 hours. Make sure to stir occasionally.
  • Boil water for pasta approximately 20 to 30 minutes before the crock pot will be finished.
  • Follow instructions on penne box.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Notes

You can add in salad and garlic bread to make the meal more filling!

6 Comments

  1. What a fun contest. I think its fun to make a new meal or a meal that the whole family loves because the bonding during that time can be so awesome.

  2. Wow! This really looks delicious! I think my guys would love for me to serve it for dinner.

  3. I have not cooked with homemade pasta in such a long time. I am so trying this recipe out!

  4. Mmm homemade pasta is so much fun to make. And it tastes better than anything store bought!

  5. Ruth I says:

    Oh I really love pasta. This makes me want to try this recipe and eat a lot. Yum!

  6. That’s making me so hungry! I haven’t made a really hardy recipe like this in a long time. Time to bust out the crockpot!

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