Thursday, January 27, 2022

Turkey Ragu with Tagliatelli with Pitted Black Olives

Turkey Ragu with Tagliatelli with Pitted Black Olives Recipe


Crespo Olive Minced Turkey Ragu with Tagliatelli is a one-pot wonder full of delicious ingredients including peppers, tomatoes and our Pitted Black Olives in Brine, for a tasty and rich Ragu. 

Prep: 15 minutes     Cook: 30 minutes     Serves 4



500g turkey thigh mince

1 onion, chopped

1 red pepper, diced

2 cloves garlic, crushed

2 tsp dried oregano

75g Crespo Pitted Black Olives in Brine, sliced

400g can chopped tomatoes

3 tbsp sundried tomato paste

300ml chicken stock

300g tagliatelle



Fry the turkey mince, onion, pepper, garlic and oregano in a large saucepan for 2-3 minutes to brown. Add the olives, tomatoes, tomato paste and stock and simmer, covered for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove the lid and cook for a further 5 minutes until the sauce has reduced a little.

Meanwhile, cook the tagliatelle in boiling water according to pack instructions, drain and serve with the ragu.

Cooks tip:

Try swapping the minced turkey with minced pork, beef or lamb.  Great served with any shaped pasta.

Bursting with natural Mediterranean goodness, Crespo, the UK’s favourite brand of olives*, make a delicious, healthy ingredients to many dishes as well as a nutritious snack for the whole family and it couldn’t be easier to include Crespo Olives into your diet.


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