Tex-Mex turkey skillet with green chiles and tomatoes
Lean & Clean, Dairy-Free, Mediterranean, Paleo, Gluten-Free, Soy-Free, Diabetes-Friendly
We throw our Tex-Mex seasoning blend, ground turkey, tomatoes, and mild green chiles in a skillet for a quick 15-minute meal.
In your bag
- 10 ounces ground turkey
- 1 organic zucchini or other summer squash
- 1 organic red onion
- Sun Basket Tex-Mex seasoning blend (chili powder - onion powder - granulated garlic - sweet smoked paprika - dried Mexican oregano)
- 2 ounces organic grape or cherry tomatoes
- 1 organic lime
- ½ cup diced tomatoes
- ½ cup diced mild green chiles
- 3 tablespoons roasted pumpkin seeds
To make your meal even more authentic, use a cast-iron frying pan or Dutch oven if you have one, although any large frying pan or sauce pot will work. It’s traditional to serve the dish directly from the hot pan, stovetop-to-table style. Just be sure to warn diners to use caution when scooping up a serving.
Make It Ahead
The turkey skillet (Steps 1 and 2, minus the grape tomato and lime prep) can be prepared up to 1 day ahead. Let cool, then cover and refrigerate overnight; separately cover and refrigerate the remaining onion for garnish. When ready to serve, gently rewarm the turkey skillet, adding 1 to 2 tablespoons water as needed to loosen it, as you prepare the remaining garnishes (Step 2).
Make It Leaner
Skip the oil and use a nonstick pan to cook the turkey and save at least 40 calories and 4.5 grams of fat per serving. Use only half of the pumpkin seeds and cut an additional 40 calories and 3 grams of fat. Sprinkle the remaining pumpkin seeds on your oatmeal or yogurt the next morning.
Calories: 440, Protein: 36g (72% DV), Fiber: 8g (32% DV), Total Fat: 23g (35% DV), Monounsaturated Fat: 9g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 7g, Saturated Fat: 4.5g (23% DV), Cholesterol: 95mg (32% DV), Sodium: 360mg (15% DV), Carbohydrates: 29g (10% DV), Total Sugars: 11g, Added Sugars: 0g (0% DV).
Sodium does not include pantry salt; for reference, ⅛ teaspoon kosher salt per serving averages 240mg (10% DV). Not a significant source of trans fat. Packed in a facility that handles all major food allergens* and gluten. *Milk, Eggs, Fish, Crustacean Shellfish, Tree Nuts, Peanuts, Wheat, Soybeans.
This recipe meets the American Diabetes Association Nutrition Guidlines