Homemade Turkey Ragu Sauce

Nothing better than a Homemade Turkey Ragu Sauce made with ground turkey and Italian sausage melded into a marinara sauce.
Course dinner
Cuisine Gluten free, Italian food, Sauce
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 35 minutes
Servings 12 people
Author Feed Your Soul Too


  • 3 Whole Carrots diced
  • 3 Stalks Celery diced
  • 1 Whole Yellow Onion diced
  • 28 Ounces San Marzano Whole Tomatoes
  • 25 Ounces Mutti Tomato Juice
  • 5 Cloves Garlic roasted
  • 2 Tbsp Tomato Paste
  • 2 Tsp Salt
  • 2 Tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 Tbsp Oregano Leaves
  • 1 Peel Parmesan Rind
  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 LB Ground Turkey
  • 3 Links Italian Sausage


  1. Begin by putting the cloves in tin foil and drizzle with oil. Place in a 400 degree oven for 45 minutes or so. Remove from oven and open the tin foil to cool some.

    At same time, brown the turkey and sausage on high heat until full browned.  Remove the ground turkey and pour off any excess liquid and set aside.

    Next begin heating the oil in a Dutch Oven on medium heat. Add the celery, carrots, onions and seasonings and cook for 5 minutes until softened being sure to scrape on any bits on the bottom of the pan. Next, add the tomato paste and cook for a couple of minutes. Mix well.

    Squeeze the roasted garlic into the Dutch oven and cook for 2 minutes breaking up the garlic. Next, add the tomato juice and simmer for a couple of minutes. Now, add in the San Marzano tomatoes with sauce. Simmer for 15 minutes. Next, add in the Parmesan rind and simmer for another 30 minutes. Check the seasoning level.  Add back in the ground turkey and simmer for 10 minutes.

    Finish by adding the pasta to a skillet and toss with as much sauce as you like.  After 1 minute, it is ready.

    Serve and enjoy!