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Ground Turkey Skillet with Veggies

This ground turkey skillet with veggies gives you a whole meal—actually, multiple meals—in a single dish!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: skillet recipe, veggie skillet
Servings: 4
Calories: 276kcal
Author: Jordan Smith


  • Large Skillet


Skillet Ingredients:

  • 1 lb Lean ground turkey
  • Garlic 5 cloves, minced
  • Olive oil 1 tbsp
  • 580 g zucchini we used 3 squashes
  • Fire roasted diced tomatoes 14.5 oz
  • 2 cups Spinach 85 g
  • 3 tbsp Parmesan cheese 15g
  • Frozen riced cauliflower 10 oz bag


  • Paprika 1 tsp
  • Cumin 1 tsp
  • Cayenne ¼ tsp
  • Salt & pepper ½ tsp
  • Optional: red pepper flakes sprinkle


  • Gather all ingredients.
  • Slice zucchini & garlic. Set aside.
  • Add seasonings to a small bowl. Mix and set aside.
  • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add turkey to a large skillet. Brown. When finished browning, drain. Add ½ of the seasoning mixture to the turkey. Stir to coat. Add the cooked meat to a separate bowl and set aside.
  • Place the skillet back on the heat. Add olive oil.
  • Add garlic to the skillet. Cook for about 2 minutes.
  • Pour the bag of frozen riced cauliflower to the skillet. Cook for about 5-7 minutes, until cauliflower is cooked.
  • Add zucchini. Cook for 10 minutes. Add remaining seasoning and mix.
  • Cut the heat to low.
  • Add spinach to the skillet. Cook for about 2 minutes, until leaves are wilted.
  • Add meat and tomatoes. Stir well.
  • Remove from heat. Stir in parmesan cheese. Sprinkle with red pepper flakes.
  • Enjoy!


Calories: 276kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Sodium: 617mg | Potassium: 572mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 86IU | Vitamin C: 81mg | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 11mg