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Turkey Bolognese over spaghetti
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Turkey Bolognese Over Spaghetti

The flavors of Thanksgiving are packed into this delicious pasta dish you can enjoy any time of year.
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Servings: 6


  • 2 pounds ground turkey
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon poultry seasoning
  • ½ cup chopped celery
  • ½ cup chopped carrots
  • ¾ cup chopped onions
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • teaspoons dried sage
  • teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2 small bay leaves
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
  • ¾ lbs. cooked and drained spaghetti


  • large skillet
  • wooden spoon
  • cutting board for chopping vegetables
  • chefs knife for chopping vegetables
  • vegetable peeler for peeling carrots
  • colander to drain spaghetti


  • Brown the ground turkey in the skillet over medium/high heat, stirring occasionally.
  • Add the poultry seasoning to the skillet, along with the chopped celery, carrots and onion.
  • Cook, stirring occasionally until the vegetables are semi-tender (approximately 4 minutes).
  • Reduce the heat to medium/low.
  • Add the butter into the skillet along with the flour. Stir and cook for approximately 2 minutes.
  • Add the chicken stock to the skillet along with the garlic, sage, thyme and bay leaves and cook until thickened, approximately 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, cook the pasta according to the package directions and drain.
  • Add the apple cider vinegar to the meat sauce, and remove the bay leaves.
  • Toss the meat sauce with the drained pasta.
  • Serve immediately.