This recipe is a simple and delicious way to prepare ground turkey on the stove. With just a few basic ingredients, you can create a flavorful and healthy meal that can be used in a variety of dishes. The ground turkey is first sautéed with onions and garlic, then seasoned with salt and pepper to taste. It’s a versatile recipe that can be used as a base for many different dishes, such as tacos, pasta dishes, or salads. Plus, it’s quick and easy to make, making it a great option for a weeknight dinner.
cook ground turkey
- large skillet
- Wooden spoon
- Knife and cutting board
- measuring spoon
- Ground Turkey
- olive oil
- 2 cloves of garlic
- salt and pepper
- Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
- .Add the diced onion and minced garlic to the skillet, and sauté until the onion is translucent and the garlic is fragrant.
- Add the ground turkey to the skillet, breaking it up with a wooden spoon or spatula.
- Cook the turkey, stirring occasionally, until it is browned and no longer pink.
- Season the turkey with salt and pepper, to taste.
- Continue to cook the turkey for a few more minutes, stirring occasionally, until it is fully cooked through.
- Once the turkey is fully cooked, remove the skillet from heat and serve as desired.
- Use lean ground turkey: When buying ground turkey, look for lean or extra lean varieties to keep the dish healthier.
- Don't overcrowd the skillet: To ensure that the turkey cooks evenly, don't overcrowd the skillet. If necessary, cook the turkey in batches.
- Drain any excess fat: As the turkey cooks, it may release some fat. If there is excess fat in the skillet, drain it off before adding the onion and garlic.
- Customize the seasoning: This recipe calls for salt and pepper, but you can add other seasonings to suit your taste. Try adding chili powder, cumin, or paprika for a little extra flavor.
- Use leftovers in other dishes: Cooked ground turkey is a versatile ingredient that can be used in many different dishes. Consider using any leftovers in tacos, salads, pasta dishes, or casseroles.
- Store leftovers properly: If you have leftover cooked ground turkey, store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days, or in the freezer for up to 3 months.
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