A tasty Turkey Bolognese enhanced with bacon and sherry!
bolognese, minced turkey, Pasta
large, finely dice
large, finely diced
back bacon slices (smoked or unsmoked)
turkey thigh mince
made with 1 stock cube
tin Italian chopped plum tomatoes
(use top quality, makes all the difference)
freshly ground salt and pepper
g rated parmesan cheese
Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a large pan and sweat the onion, carrot, celery and garlic under a lid for about 10 minutes until onions translucent (stirring occasionally).
Push the vegetables to the outer edge, add another tbsp of oil and fry the bacon until cooked.
Add the turkey mince and continue to fry until lightly browned.
Add the chopped tomatoes, tomato paste, herbs, pepper and stock.
Bring to boil and then reduce to a simmer for 30 minutes, popping the lid on after 10 minutes.
Add the sherry and continue to simmer for 5 minutes.
Serve with spaghetti and parmesan cheese.
You could use turkey breast mince but would need to add extra olive oil as it's quite dry.