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Apple Turkey Picadillo

Apple Turkey Picadillo
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This twist on the Latin American staple is made healthier with lean ground turkey and crisp apples. It doubles well. Try tucking it into whole-wheat tortillas or serve over instant brown rice for a quick and healthy supper.

Prep: 30 minutes | Total Time: 30 minutes
  • 2 teaspoons
    extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 cup
    finely chopped red onion
  • 1 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 8 ounces
    99%-lean ground turkey
  • 1/2 teaspoon
    ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon
    dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon
  • 1/4 teaspoon
    freshly ground pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon
    ground cloves
  • 1 tablespoon
    cider vinegar
  • medium tart green apple, peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup
    chopped tomato
  • 3 tablespoons
    chopped green olives
  • 1/2 teaspoon
    Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup
    sliced scallion greens
  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook until soft, stirring often, about 2 minutes. Add turkey; cook, stirring and breaking up, until lightly browned, 4 to 6 minutes.
  2. Stir in cumin, oregano, salt, pepper and cloves; cook for 30 seconds. Stir in vinegar, scraping up any browned bits. Stir in apple, tomato, olives and Worcestershire sauce. Reduce heat and gently simmer, stirring often, until any liquid in the pan has reduced to a syrupy glaze, about 8 minutes. Stir in scallion greens and serve.


Nutritional Information

Makes: 2 servings, 1 1/4 cups each
  • Calories249
  • Fat8 g
    • Saturated fat1 g
  • Cholesterol45 mg
  • Carbohydrates18 g
    • Dietary fiber4 g
  • Protein30 g
  • Sodium488 mg
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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