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Classic Pasta Ragù w Turkey

Sneakily lighten up traditional meat sauce by using turkey instead of fattier meats. This delicious to eat, easy to make one-pot meal will be a huge hit at every table, and it's easily doubled to ensure leftovers!
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 299kcal

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
  • 2 cups minced onion
  • 1 cup minced carrot
  • 2 minced garlic cloves
  • 1 lb lean ground turkey
  • 2 ½ tsp Italian seasoning
  • pinch hot pepper flakes
  • 2 tsp kosher salt
  • ¾ cup fat-free chicken broth
  • 1 22 oz box pureed tomato
  • 1 tsp high-quality balsamic vinegar
  • 1 TB non-fat Greek Yogurt
  • 8 oz cooked bucatini
  • chopped parsley or fresh basil for garnish

Instructions

  • Coat a large Dutch oven with cooking spray and heat over medium heat.
  • Add onion, carrot, garlic, turkey, Italian seasoning, hot pepper flakes, and salt and sauté for 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until vegetables begin to soften.
  • Add broth and continue to cook until turkey is no longer pink and cooked through.
  • Add puréed tomato, lower heat to a simmer, and cook for 10 minutes for flavors to blend. Stir in balsamic vinegar and yogurt and season to taste.
  • Divide bucatini across 4 plates and top with a heaping cup of ragù.
  • Serve garnished with chopped parsley or basil.

Nutrition

Calories: 299kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 1655mg | Potassium: 912mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 111.7% | Vitamin C: 28.4% | Calcium: 11.2% | Iron: 21.8%

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