Antonio's Sunday Gravy

Tony G.

By
@bigdaddy57

A heart healthy twist on your traditional meat sauce using ground turkey meat with a low fat content.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 lb
italian seasoned turkey meat
1
can 15 oz. tomato sauce
1
can 15 oz. italian seasoned diced tomatoes
1
can 8 oz. tomato paste
1
medium onion chopped
2
chopped stalks celery with leaves
1 tsp
chopped garlic
1 1/2 tsp
basil
1 tsp
dried parsley
1/4 tsp
brown sugar
1/2 c
hearty red wine
1 c
water
1/4 tsp
red pepper flakes
salt & pepper to taste
1 Tbsp
good olive oil

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Brown turkey meat in olive oil; remove from Dutch oven, reserve drippings, set aside
2
Sauté chopped onion and celery in drippings about 10 minutes; add garlic, basil, parsley, and red pepper.
3
Cook a few minutes longer, then deglaze the pot with the vegetables and seasonings with the red wine.
4
Add tomato paste, wisk together to make a roux. Add browned meat; tomato sauce, chopped tomatoes, and water.
5
Add brown sugar and stir. Bring to a boil, lower to medium low heat and cook covered 1 hour, tilting the lid the final 15 minutes. Serve with your favorite noodles.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Turkey, Pasta
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Low Fat