antonio's sunday gravy

By Tony G.
from Cumming, GA

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

serves 4
prep time 15 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Stove Top

Ingredients For antonio's sunday gravy

  • 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

How To Make antonio's sunday gravy

  • 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.

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