Turkey Bolognese with Pasta Recipe
by Analiese Trimber
- Sauté pan
- 2 Olive oil
- 1 Small onion, diced
- ½ tsp Salt
- ½ tsp Pepper
- 3 stalks Celery, diced
- 3 Carrots, diced
- 2 cloves Garlic
- 1 lb Ground turkey
- 1 jar Tomato basil pasta sauce
- 2 tsp Lemon juice
- 1 box Pasta of choice
1Add olive oil to pan and heat on medium heat. Once heated, add onion, salt & pepper and saute for 5-6 minutes, or until translucent.
2Add celery, carrot, and garlic. Saute for 5-6 more minutes, until carrots & celery are slightly soft.
3Add ground turkey and cook until browned, about 5-6 more minutes.
4Once the turkey is browned, add lemon juice and pasta sauce.·Fill up your empty pasta sauce jar with about ½ inch of water. Shake and pour the liquid in the pot. Stir and bring to a boil. Once boiling, turn down and simmer with the lid on for 10-15 minutes, stirring halfway through.
5While sauce is simmering, cook your favorite pasta per the instructions on the box.·Serve turkey bolognese over favorite pasta.
Easy Weeknight Meal
Pasta with red sauce has always been a fail-proof dinner staple, but sometimes the convenience factor isn’t enough to combat the monotony of eating something easy like that every day. Fear not, I’ve found a way to step up your classic store-bought, jarred pasta sauce that’ll take your meal from a boring, easy whip-up to a classy AF dish you’d be proud to serve for your parents.
All you need is a few veggies and ground turkey to take your sauce to the next level! Serve over your favorite pasta (I used green lentil penne) and you’ll never look back.