Turkey Bolognese

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I absolutely love bolognese and this Turkey Bolognese is the perfect way to get back on track after an indulgent Easter weekend! Whip yourself up a batch this evening and you have prepped for the remainder of the week!

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This recipe is Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Paleo & Whole30.

4 stalks of celery, finely sliced
1 red onion, finelyΒ sliced
2 portobello mushrooms, sliced
3 cloves of garlic, minced
80g bacon lardons
1 tin of chopped tomatoes (400g)
1 tin of tomato puree (150g)
400g turkey mince
2 tsp ground nutmeg
2 tsp Italian herbs
1 bay leaf
Pinch of coarse salt
1 tsp coconut oil
Fresh basil to garnish

Method:

  1. In a large frying pan heat the olive oil, add the lardons and cook for 2-3 minutes until they begin to brown.
  2. Next, add the celery, onion & garlic and cook for a further 5 minutes before adding to a large saucepan.
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  3. Place the frying pan back on the heat and brown the mushrooms for one minute a side.
  4. Add the mushrooms to the saucepan along with the chopped tomatoes, tomato puree, bay leaf, nutmeg and ItalianΒ herbs and place over a low heat with 50ml of water.
  5. Lightly saute the turkey mince with a large pinch of coarse salt, in your frying pan until fully cooked before adding it to the saucepan.
  6. Stir the mixture until combined and bring to the boil.
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  7. Reduce the sauce to a simmer for 15-20 minutes until fully cooked and the sauce has thickened.
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  8. Serve and enjoy with some courgette noodles and basil garnish!

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2 Comments on “Turkey Bolognese

    • Hi C, the recipe serves 3-4 comfortably and calories per recipe are 927, so calories per portion would depend on how may servings you go for. 3 servings = 309cals 4 servings = 232 cals. Hope you enjoy!

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