Low Calorie

Ground Turkey Sweet Potato Skillet

30 minutes


  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 pound extra-lean ground turkey
  • 1 teaspoon garlic clove minced
  • ½ cup onions diced
  • ½ cup yellow pepper diced
  •  cups sweet potato, peeled and diced
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ cup shredded cheddar or mozzarella cheese
  • Green onion for garnish
  • 1 bag steamable cauliflower rice
  • 1 bag salad mix – side


  • In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat.
  • Add the ground turkey and garlic. Use a wooden spoon to break up the turkey as it cooks. Stir occasionally, and cook for about 5 minutes.
  • Add the onions and yellow peppers, and cook until the onions are soft.
  • Add the sweet potato, salt, and pepper.
  • Cover the skillet, and cook until the sweet potatoes are tender. Don’t forget to stir occasionally. If necessary, add more olive oil or a little bit of water to cook the sweet potatoes faster.
  • While the sweet potatoes are cooking, preheat the oven to 400ºF.
  • When the sweet potatoes are tender, add the shredded  cheese, and put the skillet in the oven to melt the cheese.
  • When the cheese melts, remove from the oven, and garnish with green onions if desired.
  • Serve over cauliflower rice. Enjoy!

Quick Tip

If you like to meal prep, this makes for great lunches for the week!