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Turkey Bolognese

Sure you can pop open a jar of really good marinara sauce in a nanosecond for a quick dinner, but the richness of this sauce makes it worth the simmer time.
Course dinner
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Marinara, Spaghetti Sauce, Turkey Bolognese
Servings 6
Calories 179kcal
Author The Kellie Kitchen


  • 1 lb ground turkey 80/20
  • ½ tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup onion yellow, finely chopped
  • ½ cup mushrooms finely chopped
  • 6 oz tomato paste
  • 24 oz tomato puree
  • 6 cloves garlic minced
  • 10 drops stevia liquid, or less
  • ¼ tsp oregano
  • ¼ tsp onion powder
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ cup basil fresh and chopped
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper


  • Heat olive oil in large high rimmed skillet over medium high heat. Add onions and mushrooms to soften for 1-2 minutes. Then add ground turkey to the onions and mushrooms to brown the meat. Once the turkey is fully cooked add the tomato paste, tomato puree, garlic, stevia, oregano, onion powder, garlic powder and basil to the skillet.
  • Stir all the ingredients together and taste for saltiness. Add UP TO 1 tsp of salt and ½ tsp pepper depending on your taste. Bring pan to a boil and then reduce heat to a simmer for at least an hour.


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 179kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 684mg | Potassium: 1090mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 1135IU | Vitamin C: 21.7mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 3.7mg