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Apple Turkey Picadillo Recipe

Looking for an easy Apple Turkey Picadillo recipe? Learn how to make Apple Turkey Picadillo using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by almajoly

Makes 2 servings



From Eating Well September/October 2007- "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." Rated 4.3 starts out of 5 on eatingwell.com

Recipe Ingredients for Apple Turkey Picadillo

2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
1/3 cup red onion, finely chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
8 ounces ground lean turkey
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
1 medium Granny Smith apple, peeled and chopped
1 cup chopped tomato
3 tablespoons olives, green, chopped
1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/4 cup scallion, green tops sliced

Recipe Directions for Apple Turkey Picadillo

  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.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 317.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
276
Calories from Fat
122
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.5g
21%
Saturated Fat
0.9g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
66mg
22%
Sodium
216mg
9%
Potassium
346mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
17.5g
6%
Dietary Fiber
4.0g
16%
Sugars
10.6g
Protein
23.9g
Vitamin A 17% Vitamin C 29%
Calcium 5% Iron 19%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • High in vitamin C
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