Turkey Cheesy Shell Helper

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  • Ingredients

  • Preparation

  • 2250g pkg Maple Leaf® Natural Sliced Turkey
  • 1tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 1tsp pepper
  • ½cup Velveeta or processed cheese product
  • 1cup milk
  • 3cups water or chicken broth
  • 3cups dry pasta shells, medium
  • 1389ml can diced tomatoes
  • Dash hot sauce, optional
  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.
  2. Add turkey and Italian seasoning. Stir for about 1 to 2 minutes until turkey starts to just brown and crisp.
  3. Add pasta, milk, water and tomatoes with their juices*. Stir well to combine. Allow to simmer for about 20 to 22 minutes or until pasta is cooked to al dente stirring frequently.
  4. Add cheese and hot sauce if using and stir to melt into sauce, cook for about 2 to 3 minutes longer.
  5. Remove from heat and allow to stand for a minute. Sauce will thicken.
  6. Garnish with an additional sprinkle of Italian seasoning and parmesan cheese. Serve immediately.

    *If you like your “helper” a little saucier add ½ cup more water during the cooking time.
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Serve with toasted garlic toast and salad. Try using Maple Leaf® naturally prepared sliced chicken in place of turkey!

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