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SAVORY GROUND TURKEY & QUINOA ONE POT DINNER RECIPE

  • Author: Erika Bragdon
  • Cook Time: 30
  • Total Time: 30

Description

This hearty dinner is healthy, gluten free, and loaded with vegetables and savory seasoning with a light tomato sauce.


Ingredients

  • 1.5 cups quinoa, cooked
  • 1 lb Shady Brook Farms or Honey Suckle White ground turkey
  • 2-3 large carrots, chopped thinly
  • 1/2 red pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced or 1 tablepoon minced garlic
  • 1-15 oz can tomato sauce
  • 1-6 oz can tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2-1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup frozen peas

Instructions

  1. Brown your ground turkey, then drain and transfer to a bowl.
  2. Add a little olive oil to your pan along with the carrots, red pepper, onion, tomato, and garlic. Stir, then add the cumin, paprika, salt, and pepper.
  3. Cook for 5-8 minutes over medium heat, stirring occasionally, or until the carrot is somewhat soft. (You can cook longer if you want the carrots completely soft).
  4. Add the ground turkey, tomato sauce, tomato paste, cooked quinoa, and frozen peas.
  5. Sir to combine and heat for a few more minutes.
  6. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

  • To cook quinoa, boil 3 cups of water, sprinkle in a little salt, and add 1.5 cups of quinoa. Bring to a boil again, then cover and turn heat to low. Cook for 10-15 minutes or until the liquid is gone.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 8