Rice Pasta Turkey Helper

You know like hamburger helper except not from a box…and turkey…and rice pasta   Haha..

I debated on posting this recipe because I usually don’t post my “throw together” dinners that are kind of boring, but this simple recipe was really delicious.  I don’t have many pictures for this one, so excuse the lack of creativity in this post.

I am hoping it will be forgiven because of the simplicity and deliciousness of the end result 🙂



This recipe is pretty flexible, as I kind of threw in the amounts that I had on hand.  Feel free to make it your own and add as little or as much of the ingredients listed!

1/2 package Brown rice pasta

1 package extra lean ground turkey

1 tsp ghee

Soft Goat’s cheese (about 4-6 oz)

Dried oregano, to taste

Dried basil, to taste

Sea salt, pepper to taste

Grape tomatoes, a dozen

Kale, chopped with stems removed, about a cup

Garlic (a few cloves, minced)

Onion (sweet), chopped


  1. Cook rice pasta and set aside (according to package instructions, usually about 6-7 minutes and rinse with cold water afterwards)
  2. Heat ghee and add turkey, spices, salt and pepper.  Cook until turkey is no longer pink.
  3. In a separate pan, cook garlic and onions in a little oil until caramelized and browned (it will get a little thick and become sweeter in taste)
  4. Add goat’s cheese, tomatoes and kale to turkey.  Cover and let simmer until tomatoes soften (this won’t take long)
  5. Add caramelized onion and garlic.  Simmer, covered for about 10 minutes.
  6. Combine meat mixture with the rice pasta and serve immediately.


Again, I didn’t plan on posting this so it is lacking in the picture department!  But the flavours were wonderfully delicious and creamy.

Can you tell our go to for a lazy night is turkey mince and rice pasta?  That…or poached eggs on toast…lol

I hope you enjoy as an easy weeknight dinner!

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