Turkey bolognese

Turkey Bolognese

Using turkey mince instead of beef makes a cheaper, healthier bolognese sauce.

Serves 4 , Costs £5


  • 500g turkey mince
  • 2 loose onions
  • garlic bulb
  • 25g fresh parsley
  • 500g tomato & chilli sauce
  • 500g spaghetti
  • Items from your cupboard: olive oil, soy sauce, black pepper.


  1. Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a frying pan. Cook 2 onions, peeled and finely chopped, and 2 cloves of garlic, peeled and crushed, for 5-8 minutes until soft. Add 500g of turkey mince and cook for 5 minutes until brown and cooked through.
  2. Season the mince with black pepper. Add 500g of tomato & chilli sauce and 1 tablespoon of soy sauce. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes, then stir through ½ x 25g pack of parsley, which has been roughly chopped.
  3. Next cook 400g of spaghetti in boiling water, following the pack instructions, until cooked.
  4. Drain the pasta and serve with the bolognese on top. Sprinkle the remaining chopped parsley over the top of the bolognese.

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