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Bolognese Sauce Recipe

Creamy Cheesy Turkey Bolognese Sauce Recipe

This Bolognese Sauce Recipe combines a blend of Cream, Cheese and Turkey. Perfect for topping pasta, rice or spiralized veggies! 
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Italian
Keyword ground turkey,onion,carrots,cream,cheese,tomato sauce
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 252kcal
Author Nicole Crocker


  • 1 pound Ground Turkey
  • 1 Medium Onion ,diced
  • 2 Medium Carrots ,peeled and diced
  • 1 Clove Garlic ,minced
  • 1 Cup Chicken broth
  • 1/2 Cup Heavy cream or half and half
  • 1 Tablespoon Flour
  • 1 ,28 ounce can Ground peeled tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon Dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red pepper flakes ,optional
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 Cup Shredded cheddar cheese
  • Fresh basil for topping ,chiffonade
  • 1 Tablespoon Olive oil ,for sauteeing


  • In a large skillet heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil over medium heat. 
  • Add onions and carrots and sautee until onions are translucent. About 5 minutes.
  • Add minced garlic and cook for another minute. 
  • Add ground turkey and cook until browned, tossing to cook through. About 5 minutes. 
  • Add dried basil, red pepper flakes,salt and peppr
  • Add flour to mixture and toss to combine. 
  • Stir in chicken broth and cook for 3-5 minutes. Should be bubbling and thickened. 
  • Add  ground peeled tomatoes and stir to combine. Once it begins to boil reduce heat and simmer for 10-15 minutes. 
  • Add cream and cheese and stir in to combine. Cook for one minute and remove from heat. 
  • Serve over pasta, rice, or spiralized veggies and top with fresh basil


Calories: 252kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 88mg | Sodium: 324mg | Potassium: 379mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 3945IU | Vitamin C: 5.4mg | Calcium: 168mg | Iron: 1.1mg