Turkey BologneseSubmitted by: NORJUNMA1
IntroductionA slight variation on Giada Delaurentis' healthy repurposing of the classic italian bolognese pasta dish. A slight variation on Giada Delaurentis' healthy repurposing of the classic italian bolognese pasta dish.
1 1/2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
1 onion, chopped
4 garlic cloves, minced
1 carrot, peeled and finely chopped
1 celery stalk, finely chopped
1 pound shredded ground turkey
3 cups marinara sauce
1tbsp dried basil leaves
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 pound spaghetti
Add the carrot and celery and saute until the vegetables are tender, about 5 minutes.
Add the turkey and saute 1 minute. Add the marinara sauce. Decrease the heat to medium-low and simmer gently for 15 minutes to allow the flavors to blend, stirring often. Stir in the basil. Season the sauce, to taste, with salt and pepper. (This sauce can be frozen and used up to a week later.)
Boil pasta till firm to the bite (about 8 - 10 minutes depending on pasta). Combine with sauce and serve with freshly grated Parmesan cheese. Enjoy!
Number of Servings: 8
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user NORJUNMA1.