Tequila Turkey Fettuccini

Total Time:
30 min
Prep:
20 min
Cook:
10 min

Yield:
1 serving
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients
  • 1 -ounce olive oil
  • 1/4 red onion, cut into strips
  • 1/2 tablespoon minced jalapeno
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 5 ounces turkey breast, cooked, sliced
  • 1 -ounce tequila
  • 4 ounces heavy cream
  • 1/2 -ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro leaves
  • 9 ounces fettuccini pasta, cooked
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan
  • 2 lime wedges, for garnish
  • 2 sprigs cilantro, for garnish
  • 2 tablespoons diced Roma tomato, for garnish
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Directions
  • In saute pan with high heat, add olive oil, onions, jalapeno and saute until translucent. Add garlic and continue to saute for 2 minutes. Add turkey, lightly mix ingredients, careful not to break turkey up to much.

  • Deglaze pan with tequila, pouring around the edge of the saute pan. Add cream, lemon juice and cilantro. Toss together, then add pasta, and toss ingredients while adding Parmesan cheese.

  • Nest pasta on plate, pour sauce over pasta. Lay sprigs of cilantro over top, sprinkle tomatoes on top, and crack pepper around the rim of the plate.

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