Pasta with zesty turkey herb sauce and broccoli


Pasta with zesty turkey herb sauce and broccoli

Ground turkey cooked with dried herbs, lemon zest and capers makes a delicious sauce to serve over pasta with broccoli for an easy weeknight meal.
Prep Time8 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Course: Main Course, pasta
Cuisine: bone broth, Comfort Food, Weeknight dinner
Keyword: bone broth, broccoli, pasta, turkey, Weeknight meals


  • 12 oz dried pasta orecchiette or spirals work well
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, small dice about 1.5 cups
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 cup Taking Stock Foods Unsalted Chicken Bone Broth
  • 1/2 tsp dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp dried rosemary, crumbled
  • 2 cups chopped broccoli
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 3 tbsp capers, drained
  • 1/4 cup flat leaf parsley, chopped
  • salt, to taste
  • parmesan to serve


  • Bring a large pot of salted water to boil.
  • Heat a large pan over medium high heat. Add olive oil, onions and garlic. Saute until tender and translucent, about 5 minutes.
  • Add turkey, breaking into small clumps to help brown more quickly. Cook without stirring for 4 minutes. Stir and cook for another 4 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package instructions.
  • Add dried herbs and Taking Stock Foods Unsalted Chicken Bone Broth to the turkey mixture. Simmer until liquid is reduced by half, about 5 minutes.
  • Add broccoli and cook for 3 more minutes, until al dente. Add butter, 1 tbsp lemon juice, lemon zest, capers and parsley. Stir and taste, adding more salt or lemon juice as needed.
  • When pasta is cooked, toss with the sauce and serve hot with parmesan cheese on the side.