Tuesday Turkey Bolognese

There is nothing more quite as comforting as a pasta dinner dish to keep those mid-week tremors at bay!

Maybe it’s the catalyst of carbohydrates or that warm feeling left behind from the pasta sauce, but if it leaves your belly feeling happy… whatever the reasoning may be, The Y Life LOVES perfect pasta plate you can dish!

Tuesday Turkey Bolognese: 

In a large saucepan, heat 3 Tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Sauté….

1/2 Cup Carrots, Chopped

1/4 Cup Celery, Chopped

1 White Onion, Diced

3 Tbsp. Fresh Garlic, Minced

3 Tbsp. Fresh Basil, Chopped

1/4 Cup Fresh Parsley, Chopped

1 Tbsp. Dried Oregano

1 Bay Leaf

1/4 Tsp. Dried Cinnamon Powder

A Dash of Red Pepper Flakes

1/4 Cup Red Wine (Cooking, Table or Drinking)

Kosher Salt and Fresh Ground Pepper, To Taste

Add… 

1 Large Can of ‘Cento Tomatoes’, puréed or crushed

Stir and Sizzle for 15 Minutes

In two separate saucepans heat….

Bring 9 Cups of Water to Boil

Add… 1 Pkg. Of Gluten Free Pasta, 1 Tbsp. Kosher Salt & 1 Tbsp. Olive Oil

In your other pan, heat:

3 Tsbp.  Extra Virgin Olive Oil

1 LB. Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast

2 Tbsp. Italian Seasoning

A Dash of Azafran

Once Turkey is browned, combine with our sauce and simmer until Pasta is al’dente…. Serve and garnish with Goat Cheese Crumbles and Fresh Basil! 

Buon Apetite!