Turkey Bolognese is a delicious and hearty sauce that your family is going to love. It cooks away all day in the slow cooker for a perfect comforting dinner at the end of the day.
Prep Time45 mins
Cook Time6 hrs
Total Time6 hrs 45 mins
Servings: 7 cups
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 pound carrots peeled, and diced
- 2 medium zucchini peeled and diced
- 1 large yellow onion diced
- 2 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
- 1 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 2 pounds 93% lean ground turkey
- 6 cloves garlic minced
- 2 tablespoons dried oregano
- 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
- 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
- 1 1/2 cups dry white wine
- 28 ounces crushed tomatoes
- 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
- 1/3 cup half and half
Spray a 6 quart slow cooker with cooking spray and set aside.
Heat the olive oil in a large heavy bottomed dutch oven over medium heat. Add the carrots, zucchini, onion, salt and pepper. Cook until the vegetables are tender, about 5 to 7 minutes.
Add in the ground turkey, breaking it up. Cook until it begins to brown, about 5 to 7 minutes. Drain any excess liquid and then return the pot back to the heat.
Add in the garlic, oregano, thyme, and red pepper flakes. Cook until they are fragrant, about 1 minute.
Add the wine, and bring the liquid to a simmer. Cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Transfer the mixture to a slow cooker. Stir in the crushed tomatoes and the sugar. Cook on low for 6 hours.
At the end of cooking, stir in the half and half. Serve over noodles and enjoy!
Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 168kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 232mg | Potassium: 351mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 303IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 1mg