Tex Mex Turkey Manicotti Recipe

Looking for a unique pasta dish that will spice up family dinner? We give turkey manicotti a fun Tex-Mex twist for a pasta meal that will delight everyone in your household. It’s also a great make-ahead dish for parties!


  1. Heat oil in large saucepan set over medium-high heat; cook turkey, red pepper, onion, garlic, chili powder, cumin, paprika, oregano, salt and pepper for about 5 minutes or until vegetables have softened.
  2. Stir in 1/2 cup water and 1/2 cup passata; bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium; simmer for about 15 minutes or until no liquid remains. Let cool completely. Stir in ricotta, 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese, and parsley.
  3. Meanwhile, cook manicotti for about 5 minutes or until al dente.
  4. Preheat oven to 375°F. Grease 13- x 9-inch baking dish. Pour 1 cup passata into prepared pan; divide filling evenly among manicotti and arrange in pan. Pour remaining sauce over top; sprinkle with remaining Parmesan cheese.
  5. Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes. Remove foil; bake for about 15 minutes or until filling is heated through and top is golden brown. Drizzle with sour cream and sprinkle with green onions.

Tip: Alternatively, garnish with finely chopped black olives or jalapeños.

A Pasta Fits original recipe.

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