CROCKPOT GROUND TURKEY BOLOGNESE W/ ZOODLES

I know every Wednesday I've been doing the Want It Wednesday posts but after a long weekend of vacation I need to focus a little more on detoxing and healthy cooking over online shopping - we had an overload of fried food this weekend.  I was really in the mood for some type of spaghetti or noodles dish and figured I would turn a hearty meal into a healthy dish instead. Check out this recipe for CROCKPOT TURKEY BOLOGNESE & ZOODLES I found on Pinterest - super easy and healthy!



I got a veggie spiralizer a couple years ago for Christmas and I went on a zucchini noodle binge - I was obsessed! I haven't made zoodles in so long though... funny story, I actually accidentally picked up 4 cucumbers instead of 4 zucchini's - oops!
Also, a link to the exactly spiralizer is HERE.

WHAT YOU'LL NEED

  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 large jar of marinara sauce (3 1/2 cups) NOTE: The jar I used was not enough! It only came out to about 3 cups, i just added a bit from a jar I already had open. 
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 3 large zucchinis (the ones I saw were more medium sized so I grabbed 4)
  • salt and pepper to taste

INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Add turkey and marinara to a slow cooker. Break up turkey into smaller pieces w/ wooden spoon or spatula.
  2. Stir in garlic powder & oregano and set the slow cooker on low for 3 hours. 
  3. Use SPIRALIZER to cut your zucchini into noodles and pat them dry with paper towels.  
  4. Once the 3 hours are up, add the zoodles to the slow cooker and toss with the sauce. Leave on low for 30 more minutes.
  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste. 
  6. Enjoy!
NOTE: I recommend reheating on the stove NOT microwaving. Microwaving can make the zoodles mushy!


Always,
Allie

8 comments

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  2. That looks so yummy! I haven't broken down and bought a spiralizer yet and just cut all my noodles by hand >.<

    www.ohheyhannah.com

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  3. AHH this look so yummy! I have never tried zoodles, I make most of my pastas with spaghetti squash. But I want to try zoodles!!

    Lauren Lindmark | dailydoseofcharm.com

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  4. i'll have to try and make some zoodles for myself they look amazing!

    Abigail Aliceđź’• | Check out my Morphe 350 Giveaway!

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  5. This looks so good! Thanks for sharing
    xx
    Mademoiselle Coconath
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  6. Ugh, I know the feeling of needing a vacay detox! Aren't zoodles the best??!
    Tasha Juli
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  7. This looks amazing! Love crockpot food.

    xx. Aubrey - The Coastal Confidence
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