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Healthy Spaghetti Sauce With Ground Turkey

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2010-04-23 Main Dish
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A simple homemade marinara sauce makes a satisfying, healthy meal when you add browned ground turkey.

  • Servings: 6

Ingredients:

1 Large Can Chopped Tomatoes
2 cloves Garlic, crushed
1 can Tomato Paste
7 Tbsp Olive Oil
1 tsp Dried Basil
1 tsp Dried Oregano
1 tsp Dried Rosemary
½ tsp Dried Thyme
1 tsp Salt
¼ tsp Pepper
1 tsp Sugar
1 pkg Ground Turkey, italian seasoned or plain

Directions:

Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a large, non-reactive skillet, then saute 1 clove of garlic. Add ground turkey until browned. Drain turkey and set aside. Heat remaining olive oil in skillet and add dried seasoning, then saute in skillet for 1 minute on medium heat. Add all ingredience except tomato paste and sugar. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 25-30 minutes. After cooking, add tomato paste and sugar to sauce mixture and cook another 2-3 minutes.

Helpful Tips:

You can thin sauce with 1/2 cup dry red wine. Serve over hot cooked spagetti or any pasta. Omit meat for a great quick marinara sauce.