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Turkey Bolognese Ziti

Turkey Bolognese Ziti

This kid-friendly Italian recipe is easy to make, easy to serve, and easy to love. Loaded with sautéed veggies and savory lean ground turkey, this turkey Ziti is under 500 calories per serving!

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servings Makes 8 servings 8
preparation time PREP 20 minutes
total time TOTAL Less than 1 hour

Ingredients

  • olive oil cooking spray
  • 12 ounces whole wheat penne pasta
  • 3 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 cup JENNIE-O® Lean Ground Turkey
  • 2 JENNIE-O® Lean Sweet Italian Turkey Sausage Links, casing's removed
  • 1 cup finely chopped white onion
  • 1 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1 cup finely chopped carrots
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup low-sodium beef stock
  • 1 ½ teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 (28-ounce) can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 (14-ounce) can fire roasted tomato, pureed
  • 1 teaspoon tomato paste
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 4 tablespoons chopped fresh basil, divided
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 8 ounces low-fat mozzarella cheese, shredded

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Mist 9 x 13-inch baking dish with olive oil spray.
  2. Cook pasta according to package instructions and toss with 1 teaspoon olive oil. Set aside.
  3. In large skillet, place 2 teaspoons olive oil, ground turkey and sausage. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring to crumble, 9 minutes and until 165°F. as measured by a meat thermometer. Always cook to well-done. Add onions, celery, carrots, salt and pepper. Continue to cook until vegetables
  4. begin to soften. Add garlic and cook 2 minutes. Add beef stock, balsamic vinegar, tomatoes, tomato paste, bay leaf and 3 tablespoons basil. Simmer until thick. Remove bay leaf.
  5. Add pasta to the sauce and place mixture into prepared baking pan. Top with cheeses. Bake 30 minutes or until hot and cheese is melted.
  6. Remove from oven and garnish with 1 tablespoon fresh basil.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION

Per Serving

Calories370

Protein23g

Carbohydrates45g

Fiber7g

Sugars8g

Fat13g

Cholesterol40mg

Sodium840mg

Saturated Fat5g

MADE WITH

Lean Ground Turkey

Lean Ground Turkey

Lean Sweet Italian Turkey Sausage

Lean Sweet Italian Turkey Sausage

cooking temperature 165°F

Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

Learn how to safely handle turkey

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