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Bolognese Sauce with Turkey & Chicken Sausage

Every home cook needs an easy bolognese sauce recipe on hand for quick weeknight dinners. This healthy version uses ground turkey & chicken sausage, and is packed with flavor! 129 calories & 3 Weight Watchers Freestyle SP
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Entrees, Sauces/Condiments
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Gluten Free
Servings: 7 Cups
Calories: 129kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Lightly coat a large, deep nonstick skillet (or a large nonstick saucepan) over medium-high heat.
  • Add the ground turkey and squeeze the chicken sausage out of their casings into the skillet. Cook, breaking up with a wooden spoon, until the ground turkey and sausage are cooked through. Season with salt and pepper while cooking. Transfer to a large bowl.
  • Decrease the heat to medium and add the olive oil to one side of the skillet. Add the garlic, oregano and red pepper flakes to the oil. Cook, stirring constantly, about 1 minute. Take care not to burn the garlic.
  • Add the crushed tomatoes and basil to the skillet and stir to combine with the garlic. Increase to medium-high heat and bring the mixture to a boil.
  • Reduce the heat so that the mixture is simmering. Simmer for 20 minutes. If the sauce is splattering out the pan, cover partially with a lid.
  • Stir in the cooked ground turkey and chicken sausage, and parsley. Season to taste. Serve, refrigerate or freeze.

Notes

Weight Watchers Points: 3 (SmartPoints), 3 (Points+)

Nutrition

Serving: 0.5Cup | Calories: 129kcal | Carbohydrates: 9.6g | Protein: 12.2g | Fat: 5.7g | Saturated Fat: 1.6g | Cholesterol: 42.5mg | Sodium: 404.1mg | Fiber: 2.3g | Sugar: 5.4g