ZENB Rotini with Quick Turkey Bolognese


PREP TIME 5 minutes

COOK TIME 25 minutes

TOTAL TIME 30 minutes

Nutrition Facts


Serving Size: 590g
Servings: 4

Calories: 600

Amount per Serving*% Daily Value
Total Fat14g18%
Saturated Fat4g20%
Trans Fat14g
Dietary Fiber15g54%
Total Sugar12g
Vitamin A 6%
Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 229mg 20%
Iron 7mg 40%
Potassium 1344mg 30%
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.


This ZENB Rotini Pasta dish is a delicious and simple way to get in a good source of protein while staying low calorie, low fat, and low cholesterol. Traditional Bolognese takes much longer to make, but this recipe helps you maximize the flavor in just 30 minutes.


  • 4 slices bacon, finely chopped
  • 1 pound ground turkey (93% lean)
  • 1/2 teaspoon each kosher salt & ground black pepper
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup red wine
  • 1/2 cup low sodium chicken stock
  • 1 can (28 ounces) crushed San Marzano tomatoes
  • 1 box (12 ounces) ZENB Rotini Pasta made from 100% Yellow Peas, uncooked
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar



Place bacon in large pot on medium-high heat. Cook 4-6 minutes until browned and crisp. Add turkey, salt & pepper to pot. Cook 5-6 minutes, while breaking up the meat with a wooden spoon. Add onion and garlic; cook 3-4 minutes, stirring frequently until translucent. Add wine and stock; cook 3-4 minutes. or until liquid is reduced by half.


Reduce heat to medium. Stir in tomatoes; simmer 10 minutes, or until slightly thickened. Meanwhile, cook ZENB Pasta as directed on package. Drain.


Stir pasta, cheese and vinegar into sauce. Mix gently until cheese is melted and well combined.

Tasty Tips

Stir in 2 tablespoons of butter before serving for extra richness.

Serve with additional grated Parmesan cheese.

Traditional Bolognese sauce takes hours to prepare. This version maximizes flavor in 30 minutes.

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