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5 from 3 votes

Crock Pot Turkey Bolognese Sauce

For an easy weeknight dinner serve this crock pot turkey Bolognese sauce with zucchini noodles.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time6 hrs
Total Time6 hrs 10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Slow Cooker
Diet: Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Low Carb, Paleo, Whole30
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 231kcal
Author: Lisa

Ingredients

For sauce

For zucchini noodles

  • 3 - 6 medium zucchini

Instructions

To make sauce

  • Add all sauce ingredients except turkey to slow cooker and stir to combine.
  • Cut ground turkey into cubes, add to slow cooker, and cover with sauce. Do not stir.
  • Cook on low for 6-8 hours.
  • Once the sauce is done, use a potato masher to break up the ground turkey into small chunks.

To make zucchini noodles

  • Spiralize zucchini (1/2 - 1 medium zucchini per serving). 
  • Heat one tablespoon olive oil in large frying pan over medium heat. Cook zucchini until warmed through but still firm, about 3 minutes.

Notes

Variations: serve the sauce over roasted spaghetti squash or other spiralized veggie noodles.
 

Nutrition

Calories: 231kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 743mg | Potassium: 1602mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 96.8% | Vitamin C: 60.1% | Calcium: 8.4% | Iron: 26.2%