Savory Turkey & Cavatappi Pasta with Zucchini, Onion & Currants

Savory Turkey & Cavatappi Pasta with Zucchini, Onion & Currants

A warming mix of nutmeg, ginger, white pepper, and cloves.

Adapted from BlueApron

Ingredients

Metric System
Servings
  • 2 tbsp cheese
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp currants
  • 0.5 oz sweet piquanté pepper
  • 10 oz turkey
  • 1 zucchini
  • 1 tsp quatre épices
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • 1 onion
  • 2 clove garlic
  • oil
  • Step 1

    Step 1

    Turn off the heat. Stir in the mascarpone until combined. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired.

  • 2 tbsp cheese
  • Step 2

    To the pan, add the cooked pasta and half the reserved pasta cooking water. Cook on medium-high, stirring constantly, 1 to 2 minutes, or until the pasta is coated.

    Step 3

    Reserving 1 cup of the pasta cooking water, drain thoroughly.

    Step 4

    Add the pasta to the pot of boiling water.

    Step 5

    Fill a medium pot 3/4 of the way up with salted water; cover and heat to boiling on high.

    Step 6

    Turn off the heat. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired.

    Step 7

    Cook, stirring frequently, 2 to 3 minutes, or until thoroughly combined and the turkey is cooked through.

    Step 8

    To the pan, add the tomato paste, currants, and chopped piquante peppers; season with salt and pepper.

  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp currants
  • 0.5 oz sweet piquanté pepper
  • Step 9

    Carefully drain off and discard any excess liquid.

    Step 10

    Cook, stirring frequently and breaking the meat apart with a spoon, 3 to 4 minutes, or until lightly browned.

    Step 11

    Add the turkey, sliced zucchini, quatre épices, and oregano; season with salt and pepper.

  • 10 oz turkey
  • 1 zucchini
  • 1 tsp quatre épices
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • Step 12

    Cook, stirring frequently, 3 to 4 minutes, or until slightly softened.

    Step 13

    Add the diced onion and chopped garlic; season with salt and pepper.

  • 1 onion
  • 2 clove garlic
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • Step 14

    In a large pan (nonstick, if you have one), heat a drizzle of olive oil on medium-high.

  • oil
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