Turkey Bolognese with Whole Wheat Spaghetti

Portions: 4

Ingredients
  • 1½ cups Roasted Red Pepper Sauce (recipe follows)
  • 2 teaspoons canola or olive oil
  • ¼ cup finely chopped each carrot, green bell pepper and onion
  • ½ pound ground turkey
  • 1¼ cups fresh spinach leaves
  • 8 ounces whole wheat spaghetti
  • 1 tablespoon shredded Parmesan cheese
Instructions
1
Prepare Roasted Red Pepper Sauce as directed.
2
Heat oil in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add carrot, green bell pepper and onion; sauté 5 minutes or until tender. Add ground turkey; cook until no longer pink. Stir in spinach just until wilted. Stir in Roasted Red Pepper Sauce. Reduce heat to low and simmer 5 minutes.
3
Meanwhile, cook spaghetti as directed on package. Drain well.
4
Serve Turkey Bolognese over cooked spaghetti. Sprinkle with cheese.

Roasted Red Pepper Sauce: Place 1 cup chopped red bell pepper and 1/2 cup small cauliflower florets in
a single layer on baking sheet that has been sprayed with no-stick cooking spray. Roast in preheated 425°F
oven 15 to 20 minutes or until tender. Heat 1/2 teaspoon canola or olive oil in large skillet on medium-high
heat. Add 1 teaspoon minced garlic, roasted bell pepper and cauliflower; sauté 5 minutes. Stir in 2/3 cup
reduced sodium vegetable broth and 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar. Reduce heat to low and simmer 5
minutes. Place mixture in bowl of food processor with 2 teaspoons canola or olive oil, 1/2 teaspoon each
finely chopped fresh oregano and thyme leaves, and 1/8 teaspoon ground white pepper; cover. Process until
smooth. Use immediately or refrigerate until ready to use.

Nutrition Facts:
Calories
200
Carbs
20g
protein
10g
fat
10g
sat. fat
2g
sodium
250mg
fiber
3g
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