Looking for healthy savory food? Try this easy turkey skillet dinner!
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- Mar 25, 2020
Looking for healthy savory food while needing to watch your weight or blood glucose? Sweet potatoes are not off the menu. Check out this delicious easy turkey skillet dinner that is filling yet is modest in calories and carbs.
Are you looking for healthy savory food that is easy to prepare and weight-friendly? Although I don't eat low carb, I do carb-control my meals, especially at dinner when I am most likely to be sedentary after eating. One of my favorite meals that fits the bill is this easy turkey skillet dinner. This is one of the few potato dishes that is fairly modest in calories and carbs yet very filling given the high protein and veggie content. There are many recipes that you can find online for this basic comfort dish but here is one that I have modified that I think tastes great. I first started with Ground Turkey Sweet Potato Skillet from Kitchen Primavera and then modified it to fit my taste buds.
Yield = 4 servings
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 lb (16 oz) lean ground turkey
1 1/2 cups chopped onion
1 1/2 cups diced red sweet pepper
2 tsp minced garlic
1 1/2 cups diced sweet potato
1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
1/4 tsp Morton's Lite salt
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
1/4 cup fresh parsley for garnish
360 calories, 19g total fat, 21g total carbs, 4g fiber, 27g protein, 277mg sodium. It is also high in niacin, potassium, riboflavin, selenium, zinc, and vitamins A, B6, B12, C, and K.
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Updated: March 25, 2020Diabetes->Carbs & Carb Counting Foods & Recipes->Chicken & Turkey