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30 Minute Pasta Bolognese

A healthy Pasta Bolognese, made with ground turkey and chickpea pasta, ready in 30 minutes!
Course Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine Allergen-Friendly, American, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Italian, Nut-Free
Servings 8


  • large skillet
  • large stockpot
  • colander
  • Measuring Spoons
  • covered casserole dish or 9x13 baker with lid



  • 8 Ounces Chickpea or Lentil Pasta
  • 1 Tablespoon Salt


  • 2 Tablespoons Olive oIL
  • 1 Pound Ground Turkey
  • 1 15 ounce can Tomato Sauce
  • ½ Cup Water
  • 1 Tablespoon  Italian Seasonings
  • 1 Tablespoon Nutritional Yeast
  • 1 teaspoon Dried Parsley
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • ½ teaspoon Pepper
  • ½ teaspoon Onion Powder


  • In a large stockpot, bring 4 quarts of water and one tablespoon of salt to a boil.  Add pasta and cook as package directs.
  • While water boils, heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat, brown ground turkey. When turkey is browned, add tomato sauce, and water. Stir sauce well and reduce heat to medium low, stirring occasionally until sauce begins to simmer.  
  • When sauce comes to a simmer, add seasonings.  Allow seasonings to simmer 5 minutes before tasting.  Simmer sauce until pasta is ready, stirring to prevent sticking.
  • When chickpea pasta has boiled, strain it in a colander. Transfer pasta to a 9x13 casserole. 
  • Top pasta with Bolognese sauce, stir and enjoy immediately. 


An allergen friendly weeknight meal that can be prepared quickly is a huge win!
Any gluten free pasta that is safe for you may be used in this recipe, prepare according to package directions. 
Season the sauce to your need and liking.  If you are allergic to any of the herbs, nutritional yeast, onion, or garlic, those can be omitted.  Only the flavor will be affected by doing this. 
The best recipe is the one you can enjoy safely!  Feel Free to adjust this recipe as you need to. 
Wishing you safe and delicious foods!  ❤️Nina
P.S If you have questions about this recipe, please contact me directly.  I love hearing from foodie friends!
Keyword 30 minute meals, allergen free, allergy friendly, grain-free