Turkey Bolognese {Freezer Recipe}
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This delicious turkey bolognese a healthy yet hearty take on the classic Italian staple. It's easy to prepare and perfect to freeze ahead of time. Enjoy this on pasta, with ziti, as a bread dip, or any other way you'd like.
Recipe type: Sauce
Cuisine: Italian
Serves: 10
  • 3 tablespoons Olive oil
  • 1lb Italian poultry sausage links, casings removed
  • 1lb ground turkey
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning, divided
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 large white onion, chopped
  • 5 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • ½ cup red wine
  • 1 (6 ounce) tomato paste
  • 1 (28 ounce) can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 (28 ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 1 cup water
  1. In a large ( 5½ - 6 qt) sauce pot heat up 1 tablespoon of olive oil and cook the Italian poultry links, breaking into small pieces as it cooks. Cook until no longer pink and then place into a medium bowl.
  2. Using the same pot heat up another tablespoon of oil and cook the ground turkey. Again, break up the turkey as it cooks. After about 4 minutes stir in the Worcestershire sauce, 1 teaspoon of Italian seasoning, onion powder, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Continue cooking until no longer pink. Remove from pan and place in the bowl with sausage.
  3. In the same pot, heat the remaining olive oil and cook the chopped onions. Cook for 3-4 minutes or until translucent. Add in the garlic and cook for about 2-3 minutes.
  4. Pour in the wine and cook until reduced by half, about 3-4 minutes.
  5. Stir in the tomato paste until blended.
  6. Stir back in the turkey and sausage then stir in the crushed tomatoes, tomato sauce, crushed tomatoes, and water.
  7. Bring to a boil and then simmer for 2-3 hours on low, stirring occasionally.
  8. Serve with pasta or your favorite Italian dish.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1½ cups Calories: 271 Fat: 12 Saturated fat: 3 Carbohydrates: 21 WW Points +: 8 Fiber: 5 Protein: 19
Recipe by Organize Yourself Skinny at https://www.organizeyourselfskinny.com/turkey-bolognese/