High Protein-Turkey Sausage Angel Hair Pasta with Vodka Sauce:

Ingredients: Prep for 1 serving

  • 2 oz (dry) Barilla angel hair protein pasta
  • 6 oz of 93% lean ground turkey
  • Salt, pepper, and a pinch of fennel seed (to season the turkey)
  • 1 tsp of avocado oil

Vodka Sauce (large batch for 1-2lb of pasta)

  • 1 large skillet
  • 1 large shallot, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp of garlic paste
  • 1 28oz can of crushed tomatoes 
  • 1 cup of vodka
  • 1/4 cup of grated Romano cheese
  • 1/4 cup of plain Greek yogurt
  • Handful of fresh basil, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Cook the Angel Hair Protein Pasta:
    • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and cook the angel hair protein pasta according to the package instructions until al dente.
    • Once cooked, drain the pasta and set it aside.
  2. Prepare the Seasoned Turkey:
    • In a skillet over medium heat, add 1 tsp of avocado oil.
    • Season the ground turkey with salt, pepper, and a pinch of fennel seed.
    • Cook the seasoned turkey in the skillet until browned and cooked through.
    • Remove the skillet from heat and set the seasoned turkey aside.
  3. Prepare the Vodka Sauce:
    • In the same skillet, heat 1 tbsp of avocado oil over medium heat.
    • Add the chopped shallot and cook until translucent.
    • Stir in the garlic paste and cook for an additional minute.
    • Pour in the vodka, allow vodka to cook down for 1-2 minutes on medium heat. Then add the crushed tomatoes and stir to combine.
    • Bring the sauce to a simmer and let it cook for about 10-15 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld together.
    • Stir in the grated Romano cheese and Greek yogurt until well incorporated.
    • Add salt and pepper to taste.
    • Finally, mix in the fresh basil, reserving some for garnish.
  4. Serve:
    • Place a serving of the cooked angel hair protein pasta on a plate or in a bowl.
    • Top the pasta with a generous amount of the vodka sauce.
    • Add a portion of the seasoned turkey on top of the sauce.
    • Garnish with some fresh basil.
    • Enjoy your Angel Hair protein pasta with vodka sauce!

Note: This recipe yields a batch of vodka sauce, but for the serving size with the angel hair pasta, use approximately half a cup of the sauce per serving. Adjust the quantities as desired to suit your taste preferences.

Macros: Carbs 41g, Fat 8.2g Protein 57g

Total Calories: 475

Danielle Sciulli



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