Healthy Ground Turkey Sweet Potato Skillet | Low Calorie Meals


Posted: January 12

Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

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Reducing your calories doesn’t mean reducing the flavor! The Healthy Ground Turkey Sweet Potato Skillet | Low Calorie Meals has the juicy, savory turkey with bright vegetables and caramel-like sweet potatoes. Topped with melted cheese, the Healthy Ground Turkey Sweet Potato Skillet | Low Calorie Meals will get you feeling right while getting you excited for dinner! Plus, you can whip this up in just 30 minutes or less!


Ingredients

• 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil • 1 pound extra-lean ground turkey • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced • 1/2 cup yellow pepper, diced • 1/2 cup onions, diced • 1 1/2 cups sweet potato, diced • red chili flakes, optional, to taste • salt, to taste • freshly ground black pepper, to taste • 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese, optional, shredded • fresh parsley, optional, for garnish

Directions

Step 1

Heat a cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. Add the olive oil and heat until the oil starts to shimmer.

Step 2

Add the ground turkey and garlic to the skillet and use a wooden spoon to break up the turkey as it cooks.

Step 3

Cook for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Step 4

Add the yellow peppers and onions and cook until the onions are translucent, about 5 minutes.

Step 5

Add the sweet potato, red chili flakes, salt, and pepper.

Step 6

Put a lid on the skillet and continue to cook until the sweet potatoes are fork tender, continuing to stir occasionally, about 10-15 minutes.

Step 7

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

Step 8

When the sweet potatoes are fork tender, sprinkle the mozzarella cheese evenly in the skillet.

Step 9

Place the skillet in the oven until the cheese is melted, about 5-7 minutes.

Step 10

Garnish with parsley and serve.


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