Minced Turkey Tetrazzini

Minced Turkey Tetrazzini

Our new Minced Turkey Tetrazzini recipe takes a classic American dish and spins it in a way that’s suitable for those with swallowing difficulties. The recipe uses THICK & EASY® Level 5 Ready Meats and Pureed Pasta to create a meal that meets IDDSI Levels 5, 6 & 7!


2 Servings 6 Servings 12 Servings
THICK & EASY® Minced Ground Turkey – Level 5 Ready
Item: 114404
1/2 cup 1 bag (11.9 oz) 2 bags (11.9 oz)
Tetrazzini sauce or creamy mushroom sauce, pureed smooth* ~1/4 cup ~1 1/2 cups ~3 cups
THICK & EASY® Bulk Pureed Pasta – IDDSI Level 4**
Item: 114399
1/2 cup 3 cups 6 cups (1 1/2 quarts)

*Make sure sauce does not have particulates and is pureed before adding to turkey

**Pasta may be served in a variety of ways:

  • Portion 1/2 cup onto a plate and spread evenly
  • Serve straight from the bag by making a very small snip in the corner of the bag and pipe onto plate
  • Place pasta in pastry bag with desired tip and pipe onto plate

How To Prepare

  1. Combine THICK & EASY® Minced Ground Turkey – Level 5 Ready with smooth sauce and stir well.
  2. Heat thoroughly to a minimum internal temperature of 165°F. (If sauce separates from meat during heating, stir well and drain any excess liquid.)
  3. Keep hot for service at 135°F or higher.
  4. Prepare THICK & EASY® Bulk Pureed Pasta – IDDSI Level 4** per package directions and hold for service.
  5. To serve: Portion 1/2 cup of pureed pasta onto serving plate.**
  6. Top pasta with about 2/3 cup of turkey and sauce mixture.
  7. Garnish with grated parmesan cheese, if desired.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: ~2/3 cup meat with sauce and 1/2 cup of pureed pasta

Calories: 360

Total Fat: 23g

Saturated Fat: 8g

Trans Fat: 0g

Cholesterol: 90mg

Sodium: 640mg

Total Carbs: 18g

Dietary Fiber: 2g

Total Sugars: 1g

Added Sugars: 0g

Protein: 18g

Vitamin D: 0% DV

Calcium: 4% DV

Iron: 8% DV

Potassium: 0% DV