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Turkey Picadillo

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size ½ of recipe
Calories 209
Total Fat 0.5 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Sodium 755 mg
Total Carbohydrate 42 g
Dietary Fiber 8.5 g
Protein 9 g

Servings and Times

Servings 2

Ingredients and Preparation

Ingredients Measures
Canola oil 2 teaspoons
White onion, chopped ½
Garlic clove, minced 1
Ground turkey breast ½ pound
Ground cumin 1 teaspoon
Salt ¼ teaspoon
Salsa ½ cup
Golden raisins 2 tablespoons
Slivered almonds 2 tablespoons
Cilantro, chopped 2 tablespoons

Directions

  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in the onion and garlic, and cook for 2 minutes. Add the turkey, cumin, salt, and cook for 5 minutes, breaking apart the turkey as it cooks.
  2. Add the salsa and raisins to the skillet, cover, reduce heat to medium, and simmer for 5 minutes. Stir in almonds and cilantro, and serve.
  • Exchanges

    1.5 starches; 1 very lean meat substitute

  • Side Suggestions: Black Beans and Rice

    In a medium skillet over medium heat, mix 1 cup cooked white long-grain rice with 1 cup rinsed and drained black beans. Stir in 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro and ¼ teaspoon salt, and cook, stirring, until heated through.