Fragrant ground turkey "stir in". With vegetables.

When I want something quick, easy and pleasing to both kids and parents I cook group turkey with fragrant spices and a lot of vegetables. This versatile dish can be used as pasta sauce, as a filling for tortillas, as an aromatic for plain rice or other cooked grains. Just stir in.
turkey for rice with vegetables
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Fragrant ground turkey stir fry

ground turkey, 1 pound
onion, 2 small, sliced and diced
carrot, 1 grated
zucchini, 1, sliced to bite size pieces
olive oil, 1 table spoon
soy or tamary sauce (for gluten free), 1 tablespoon
turmeric, 1/2 teaspoon
sweet paprika, 1 teaspoon
garlic, 1 clove, diced
sea salt, to taste (reduce due to saltiness of soy sauce)
cumin seeds, whole, 1/2 teaspoon (optional)
adjwain seeds, 1/2 teaspoon (optional)
parsley, chopped (optional)
1/2 cup water

Add more vegetables! Green peas, asparagus, shredded cabbage, bean sprouts. Everything works.

In large skillet heat oil on medium heat. Add the seeds, if using, and let them the flavor the oil - heat them for about 30 seconds. Add onions and stir fry them for about 5 minutes. Add carrots and stir fry for another 2 minutes. Add turkey and cook it till no longer pink. Break large pieces as you stir.

Add soy sauce, zucchini and rest of the spices. Add 1/2 cup water, stir. Cover and let cook for 8-10 minutes. Add parsley and serve.

Will go into lunchbox tomorrow with basmati rice and side of raw vegetables.


  1. My friend told me about your blog and I'm really impressed for the recipe given here. I really love cooking stir fry sauce recipe and my family really love it too. I will try this one and I'm sure my son will love this very much. Thank you for sharing this one.

  2. Thank you so much, Travis. Hope you and your family will enjoy it.