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
Heat a cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. Add the olive oil and heat until the oil starts to shimmer.
Add the ground turkey and garlic to the skillet and use a wooden spoon to break up the turkey as it cooks.
Cook for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add the yellow peppers and onions and cook until the onions are translucent, about 5 minutes.
Add the sweet potato, red chili flakes, salt, and pepper.
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.
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
When the sweet potatoes are fork tender, sprinkle the mozzarella cheese evenly in the skillet.
Place the skillet in the oven until the cheese is melted, about 5-7 minutes.
Garnish with parsley and serve.