Smother pasta with this slow cooker vegetable and turkey sauce for an easy and satisfying meal.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

40 mins
4 hrs 10 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a 12-inch skillet cook turkey in hot oil until lightly browned on all sides.

  • In a 4- to 5-quart slow cooker stir together tomatoes and soup (see Tip). Stir in the browned turkey, the carrots, celery, onions, garlic, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 7 to 8 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 1/2 to 4 hours.

  • Meanwhile, cook penne pasta according to package directions; drain. Gently stir penne into cooker. Serve in shallow bowls and sprinkle each serving with cheese.


Tip: For easy cleanup, line your slow cooker with a disposable slow cooker liner. Add ingredients as directed in recipe. Once your dish is finished cooking, spoon the food out of your slow cooker and simply dispose of the liner. Do not lift or transport the disposable liner with food inside.

Nutrition Facts

260 calories; protein 20g 40% DV; carbohydrates 36g 12% DV; dietary fiber 4g 16% DV; sugars 7g; fat 4g 6% DV; saturated fat 1g 5% DV; cholesterol 38mg 13% DV; sodium 440mg 18% DV.