Forgo regular pasta (and most of the carbs) for spiralized zucchini "noodles" in these make-ahead meals. The zoodles quickly turn tender-crisp as the veggie-packed Bolognese warms in the microwave. Source:, January 2019

Carolyn A. Hodges, R.D.


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Instructions Checklist
  • Prepare Quick Turkey Meat Sauce as directed.

  • As the sauce cooks, divide zucchini noodles among 4 single-serving containers with lids (about 2 cups per container).

  • Add 3/4 cup of the sauce and 2 tablespoons Parmesan to each container. Seal and refrigerate for up to 4 days.

  • To reheat, vent the lid and microwave on High until the sauce is steaming and the noodles are tender, 2 1/2 to 3 minutes.


To make ahead: Refrigerate for up to 4 days.

Nutrition Facts

216 calories; 10.1 g total fat; 3.4 g saturated fat; 49 mg cholesterol; 555 mg sodium. 991 mg potassium; 15.6 g carbohydrates; 3.7 g fiber; 9 g sugar; 18.7 g protein; 952 IU vitamin a iu; 43 mg vitamin c; 65 mcg folate; 208 mg calcium; 3 mg iron; 67 mg magnesium;