This turkey meat sauce is super easy to make and is a fantastic low carb way to feed your family! Dairy free and keto friendly recipe.
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I usually make my meat sauce (or Bolognese sauce, if you prefer) with ground beef; my Slow Cooker Bolognese Sauce is a recipe that I've made so many times over the years!
But switching the beef for turkey can make a nice change – and is often cheaper! I often find that I need to season turkey a little more than I would have to season beef – so make sure you taste test for seasoning before you serve.
This recipe is great for cooking for the whole family!
How to Make Low Carb Turkey Meat Sauce
Heat the olive oil in a large skillet (I love my cast iron pan!) and add the ground turkey. Cook for five minutes or until the meat is browned all over.
Add canned tomato sauce (not ketchup!), Worcestershire sauce, onion powder, and dried orgeano. Stir well, and cook over a medium heat for 15-20 minutes until the liquid has reduced and a sauce has formed.
Taste for seasoning and add salt and pepper as necessary.
So what can you serve with this sauce? There are so many options! My top choices are zoodles, shirataki noodles, low carb pasta – you can see the brand that I use in my Low Carb Pasta Alfredo recipe, Palmini, in a low carb tortilla, or add some to a lettuce wrap – which are particularly good with leftovers!
You might like to check out my guide to Low Carb Spaghetti Alternatives – because all of my suggestions would work perfectly with this turkey meat sauce!
- 1 tbs olive oil
- 1 lb ground turkey
- 15 oz canned tomato sauce
- 1 tbs Worcestershire sauce
- 1 tsp onion powder
- 1 tsp dried oregano
- salt and black pepper
- Heat the olive oil in a large skillet and add the turkey. Cook for 5 minutes or until the meat is browned all over.
- Add the remaining ingredients, stir well, and cook over a medium heat for 15-20 minutes until the liquid has reduced and a sauce has formed.
- Season generously with salt and pepper.
5g net carbs per serving (a quarter of the whole recipe)
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Nutrition InformationYield 4 Serving Size Quarter of the recipe
Amount Per Serving Calories 189Total Fat 6gSaturated Fat 1gCholesterol 62mgSodium 657mgCarbohydrates 7gNet Carbohydrates 5gFiber 2gSugar 5gProtein 28g