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Easy and Healthy Turkey Bolognese Recipe

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This Turkey Bolognese recipe makes for a simple, healthy meal.

Swap the usual beef for low-fat turkey mince for a lighter but still super tasty home-cooked dinner.

The numbers below will make for a good 4-6 servings. Enjoy with your favourite pasta or perhaps a baked sweet potato.

Ingredients

  • Around 500g turkey mince
  • 1 onion, peeled and chopped
  • 2 celery sticks, diced
  • 2 carrots, peeled and diced
  • 2 cloves of chopped garlic or a 2 teaspoons of easy/lazy garlic
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon tomato purée
  • 2 tin (400g) chopped tomatoes
  • 300ml chicken or vegetable stock
  • Salt, pepper and dried herbs
  • Pasta, rice or potatoes (to serve)

How to make Healthy Turkey Bolognese:

  1. In a large frying pan add the oil over a medium heat.
  2. Add the carrots, onions and celery and fry for 5-10 minutes until softened. Add the garlic and fry for a further minute.
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  4. Add the turkey and cook until coloured all over.
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  6. Add in the tomato purée and stir through for a minute.
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  8. Add in the chopped tomatoes and stock.
  9. Mix well and season to taste with salt, pepper and dried herbs (e.g basil, oregano, rosemary, and thyme). You can also add in a splash of Worcester sauce, a pinch of sugar, a teaspoon of Marmite and/or a teaspoon of balsamic vinegar.
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  11. Allow to simmer for at least 30 minutes until thickened.
  12. Optionally serve with your choice of pasta, rice or potatoes – goes great with baked sweet potato!

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