Turkey Spaghetti Bolognese

  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 40 minutes
  • Total time: 50 minutes

Serves: 4


Olive oil spray
1 onion, chopped
1 large carrot, diced
1 celery stalk, diced
2 cloves garlic, chopped
2 rosemary sprigs or 6 sage leaves, shredded
500g pack essential
Waitrose British Turkey Breast Mince
800g can essential Waitrose Chopped Tomatoes
6 Cooks’ Ingredients Sundried Tomatoes, chopped
300g wholewheat spaghetti
Freshly grated Parmigiano Reggiano, to serve

low fat
• Uses lean British turkey mince • 2 of your 5 a day


1. Spritz a large pan with oil and cook the onion, carrot, celery and garlic for 5 minutes. Add the herbs and turkey and cook for a further 5 minutes, stirring frequently.

2. Add the tomatoes, sundried tomatoes and a splash of water. Bring to the boil and simmer for 30 minutes (or a little longer if you have time) until thickened into a rich red sauce.

3. Meanwhile, cook the spaghetti in a large pan of boiling water for 8 minutes. Drain well, toss with the turkey sauce and serve with a sprinkling of Parmigiano Reggiano

Cook's tip

This low fat sauce is ideal for making ahead and is also suitable for freezing.

Drink recommendation

Choose a lower calorie, lower alcohol red wine for a virtuous treat: Spanish Light Tempranillo 2010 La Mancha, Spain