Hearty Turkey Burger Stew
A hearty, low-fat and satisfying vegetable and pasta stew with lean ground turkey.
1 pound ground turkey
1 medium onion, chopped
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black ground pepper
1 (8-ounce) can tomato sauce
1 1/2 teaspoons dried thyme leaves - divided use
2 (14.5-ounce each) cans fat-free chicken broth
1/3 cup ditalini or other small pasta
2 1/2 cups any frozen vegetable blend (do not thaw)
1/4 cup water
2 tablespoons cornstarch
- Crumble and cook ground turkey, onion, garlic, salt and pepper in 4-quart saucepan or Dutch oven over medium-high heat until meat is done and onions are softened.
- Add chicken broth, tomato sauce, thyme, pasta and vegetables; return to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 10 minutes or until pasta and vegetables are tender.
- In small bowl, stir together water and cornstarch until smooth. Add to pan with meatballs. Cook and stir until broth is thickened. Serve.
Makes 6 servings.