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Buffalo Turkey with Linguine

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Makes

5 servings

If you're serving this to the kids, simply omit the hot sauce and the blue cheese. It still has wonderful appeal even without the grownup flavors. Simple & Delicious Test Kitchen

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked linguine
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 3/4 cup chopped carrot
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups milk
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 4 cooked Roasted Turkey Breast Tenderloins, chopped
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons Louisiana-style hot sauce
  • 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese

Directions

  1. Cook linguine according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a Dutch oven, saute the onion, celery, carrot and garlic in butter until tender. Stir in flour and salt until blended. Gradually add milk. Bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  2. Stir in cream cheese until melted. Add turkey and hot sauce; heat through. Drain linguine; toss with turkey mixture. Sprinkle with blue cheese.

Nutrition Facts

1-1/2 cups: 526 calories, 21g fat (12g saturated fat), 124mg cholesterol, 671mg sodium, 45g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 3g fiber), 39g protein.

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