If you are looking for a way to enjoy the comforting taste of pasta and marinara but want to watch your ingredients, this version of turkey marinara is truly tasty. Many of the jar type marinara sauces found in the grocery store are laden with sugar, but fresh tomatoes, garlic, onion and Italian seasoning can give you the same flavor with a lot less calories. Remember to remove the smell or garlic from your hands, just rub them along the surface of a stainless steel sink or use a stainless steel bar, sold at department and kitchen specialty shops.
4 oz cooked lean turkey
1 small onion, chopped
1 small tomato, chopped
2 tsp crushed garlic
1 to 2 tsp Italian seasoning
2 to 4 tsp olive oil
1. Saute onion on medium heat.
2. When onion become transparent, add tomato pieces.
3. Add turkey and garlic.
4. Saute all ingredients for 2 to 3 minutes.
5. Serve over whole-wheat zita.
6. Top with 1 scoop low-fat ricotta cheese.
7. Enjoy with a salad on the side.
A great source of protein, antioxidants, and vitamins. This dish is low in saturated fat, low in cholesterol, low in sugar, low in calories and low in sodium. Garlic provides anti-inflammatory benefits that protect the heart and other organs in the body. It can also help the body to metabolize iron more efficiently and is a natural aid in digestion.