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Heather's Turkey Pasta Salad

Recipe Information
A turkey on regular pasta salad!!!

Heather Blackman

Serves/Makes:4 servings

  • 1 lb (.5 kg) ground turkey
  • 2 tsp (10 ml) extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 package pasta shells
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml) ground allspice
  • 1-1/2 tsp (7 ml) finely choppped basil leaves
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) italian seasoning
  • 10-1/2 tsp (50 ml) minced garlic
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cups (475 ml) Hellman's or Best Food's mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) diced pickles(if desired)
  • 2 cups (475 ml) finely shredded chedder cheese
  • Brown turkey in olive oil and cook thoroughly.
  • Boil pasta according to directions on package.
  • In a medium sized bowl mix cooked pasta and the spices, only adding half the basil, add mayonaise and mix well.
  • Add cooked turkey, mix well.
  • Add cheese and pickles, mix well.
  • Refridgerate for at least an hour, maybe more if you can.
  • Sprinkle on the rest of the basil and serve chilled.
Can be served as a side or main dish. Great for hot summer days! It can even be made in advanced!