Fettuccine Turkey Bolognese

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5 Minutes Prep
1 Hour 5 Minutes Total

Laney of Life is but a Dish (@lifeisbutadish) crafts the most comforting and dreamy bowl of bolognese, perfect for your next cozy #SundaySauce.

Ingredient List
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil Small check mark in a circle icon
  • 1 tablespoon butter plus 1 tablespoon Small check mark in a circle icon
  • 1 onion small diced Small check mark in a circle icon
  • 1 medium carrot small diced Small check mark in a circle icon
  • 3 garlic cloves minced Small check mark in a circle icon
  • 1 pound ground turkey meat Small check mark in a circle icon
  • 1 teaspoon salt Small check mark in a circle icon
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper Small check mark in a circle icon
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika Small check mark in a circle icon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon Small check mark in a circle icon
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano Small check mark in a circle icon
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste Small check mark in a circle icon
  • 1 (28 ounce) can Muir Glen Fire Roasted Crushed Tomatoes Small check mark in a circle icon
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley Small check mark in a circle icon
  • 2 bay leaves Small check mark in a circle icon
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese Small check mark in a circle icon
  • 3/4 pound fettuccine pasta Small check mark in a circle icon
Preparation
  1. Heat large pan over medium/high heat. Add the olive oil and 1 tablespoon of butter and heat through. Add the onion, carrot, and a pinch of salt. Cook for 5-7 minutes until veggies begin to soften. Add the garlic and cook for another minute.
  2. Add the turkey meat, salt, pepper, paprika, cinnamon, and oregano, and cook until meat is no longer pink, about 6-8 minutes. Add the tomato paste and stir to combine.
  3. Add the crushed tomatoes, 1 teaspoon of salt, parsley, and bay leaves, and simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Meanwhile, make the pasta.
  4. ring a large pot of water to a boil. Once boiling, add 2 tablespoons of salt to the boiling water and add the pasta. Cook according to the package, about 10-11 minutes.
  5. n the last few minutes of cooking the sauce, remove and discard the bay leaves. Add one tablespoon of butter and stir until melted. Turn off the heat and add the Parmesan cheese, stirring to combine.
  6. Once the pasta is done cooking, add the noodles directly into the pan with the sauce, tossing to coat. Serve immediately with extra Parmesan cheese if desired.