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Turkey Pasta Bolognese Recipe
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Turkey Pasta Bolognese

With easy, basic ingredients, this bolognese recipe brings together simple flavors for a delicious Italian feast that won't ruin your diet plan.
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Kid-Friendly, Quick and Easy
Servings: 8
Calories: 404kcal
Author: Chef Sallie


  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small onion diced fine
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 medium carrots peeled and diced fine
  • 2 large stalks celery diced fine
  • 2 pounds lean ground turkey
  • 1 Tablespoon Dried Italian Seasoning
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 1 cup dry red wine
  • 1 cup beef broth divided
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 pound penne or spaghetti cooked al dente according to package directions


  • Heat large skillet over medium high heat. Add olive oil.
  • Add onion, garlic, carrots, celery and ground turkey, breaking up meat into small pieces as it cooks. Cook until onions and garlic are soft, and meat is almost cooked through.
  • Add tomato paste and italian seasoning and combine, cooking until tomato paste is a copper color.
  • Pour in red wine and combine. Reduce heat and simmer until wine is almost absorbed.
  • Add 1/2 cup beef broth and cook until almost absorbed.
  • Add additional 1/2 cup of beef broth and stir, adding salt & pepper.
  • Simmer an additional 5 minutes, or until sauce is slightly thickened.
  • Serve over prepared pasta.


Calories: 404kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 548mg | Potassium: 669mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 2756IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 2mg |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 3
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 3