Fettuccine with Turkey Bolognese Sauce Recipe

Make a hearty Bolognese Sauce with a lean, ground turkey to create a delicious dish that tastes good but is better for your health.

April 2008

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    Top Fettuccine with the Bolognese sauce or choose a whole wheat or vegetable pasta for a healthy alternative.
    Photo by GettyImages/Dreamer-Company
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Yield: 6 servings

This is a great dish to make if you are looking for a quick and filling meal to make.


  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 rib celery, chopped
  • 1 to 1-1/2 pounds ground turkey
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1 jar (26 oz.) pasta sauce
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • Salt and pepper, optional
  • 1 box (16 oz.) fettuccine, cooked and drained


  1. In a 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add carrots, onion and celery; cook for 5 minutes, or until tender, stirring frequently. Add turkey and cook thoroughly, breaking it up with a spoon. Stir in chicken broth. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce to low heat and simmer, uncovered, for 3 minutes. Stir in pasta sauce and parsley; simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Season with salt and pepper, if desired. Serve sauce over hot fettuccine. 

This recipe originally aired in the April 2008 issue of Heart of the Home.

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