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Turkey Florentine pasta bake served on a white plate.
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Turkey Florentine Pasta Bake

This Turkey Florentine Pasta Bake combines lean ground turkey with spinach and marinara for a simple pasta dish the whole family will love!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 290kcal



  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • In a large non-stick skillet, brown the ground turkey and onions with salt and pepper over medium heat.
  • Stir in the marinara sauce, tomato paste, water, oregano, sugar, cinnamon, garlic powder, and crushed red pepper and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • While meat sauce is simmering, cook pasta according to package directions.
  • When pasta is done, drain and transfer back into the pot, add in spinach and mix until evenly combined.
  • Once meat sauce is done simmering, add to the pasta and spinach mixture, stirring well.
  • Spread half of the pasta mix out into an 11 x 7-in casserole dish, then spread the ricotta cheese out evenly across it, then add the remaining pasta over the top of the ricotta.
  • Sprinkles with mozzarella cheese and bake for 15 minutes.
  • Let sit for 5 minutes before serving.


Calories: 290kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 44mg | Sodium: 689mg | Potassium: 752mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 5025IU | Vitamin C: 11.4mg | Calcium: 204mg | Iron: 2.8mg