Turkey Bolognese



Serves: 4

Preparation time: 

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1 tbsp olive oil

1 large onion, peeled and finely chopped

500g British turkey mince

2 cloves garlic, crushed

2 carrots, peeled and diced

2 sticks of celery, finely chopped

400g can chopped tomatoes

2 tbsp tomato puree

200 ml water

A tsp of dried oregano or marjoram

Salt and black pepper, to taste

350g spaghetti

Freshly grated Parmesan to serve




Heat the oil in a large non-stick pan, add the onion and cook over a gentle heat for 2-3mins or until just starting to soften.

Increase the heat and add the turkey mince and cook for 1 minute, breaking up any lumps with a wooden spoon.

Add the garlic, carrot, celery, chopped tomatoes, tomato puree, water, herbs and seasoning to taste. Bring to the boil then reduce the heat, and simmer for 20-25mins.

Cook the spaghetti according to instructions on the packet, Drain well then transfer to a warm serving bowl, spoon over the Bolognese sauce and serve with freshly grated Parmesan.

For an extra flavour boost add a splash of red wine or Worcestershire sauce.