Skinny Turkey Bolognese Skinny Turkey Bolognese

Skinny Turkey Bolognese | Food styling by Claire Stubbs | Prop styling by Renée Drexler/The Props Image by: Maya Visnyei

Nutritional yeast, with its salty, cheesy taste, is an excellent substitute for Parmesan. Find it at health food stores or in the natural food section of the grocery store.

  • Prep time 35 minutes
  • Total time 35 minutes
  • Portion size 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 250 g whole wheat fettucine
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 carrots , diced
  • 2 stalks celery , diced
  • 1 onion , chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 454 g lean ground turkey
  • 1/4 cup chopped sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1 can (796 mL) crushed tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 2 cups chopped baby spinach (approx)
  • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast (optional)

Method

In large saucepan of boiling salted water, cook pasta according to package directions. Drain; set aside.

Meanwhile, in large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; cook carrots, celery and onion, stirring occasionally, until carrots are tender-crisp, 5 to 6 minutes. Add Italian seasoning, garlic powder and salt; cook for 1 minute. Add turkey and sun-dried tomatoes; cook, breaking up with spoon, until turkey is beginning to brown, about 5 minutes. Add crushed tomatoes and sugar; reduce heat to medium. Cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 8 minutes. Stir in spinach until wilted. Serve over pasta; sprinkle with nutritional yeast (if using). 

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Fibre 8 g
  • Sodium 559 mg
  • Sugars 12 g
  • Protein 23 g
  • Calories 390
  • Total fat 12 g
  • Potassium 954 mg
  • Cholesterol 60 mg
  • Saturated fat 3 g
  • Total carbohydrate 52 g

%RDI

  • Iron 36
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 24
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 11
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 63
  • Vitamin C 30
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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