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Turkey Bolognese Recipe

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"This is a lighter Bolognese with all the flavor made with lean ground turkey. Mix with freshly boiled pasta."
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1 h 10 m servings 374
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add onion, carrots, and celery; cook and stir until starting to brown, about 10 minutes. Stir in garlic; cook until fragrant, 1 to 2 minutes. Add turkey; season with salt, garlic powder, onion powder, oregano, and red pepper flakes. Cook and stir until turkey is starting to brown, 5 to 8 minutes.
  2. Pour white wine into the pot and scrape any browned bits off the bottom with a wooden spoon. Stir in tomatoes, hot water, and ketchup. Simmer until flavors combine, about 30 minutes.


  • Cook's Note:
  • This freezes well. Defrost on the stove, adding more seasoning if needed.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 374 calories; 12.2 22.8 25.9 84 547 Full nutrition

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Made as written and this turned out pretty good. The one thing I didn't like was the ketchup. The carrots made the dish plenty sweet enough. I'll leave it out next time. Other than that, great r...