Ground turkey hash is a staple in our household. It’s an easy recipe that you can have with breakfast, lunch, dinner, or even brunch! Give this easy ground turkey recipe a try today and let us know how you customize it to include your favorite scramble ingredients.
The great thing about making recipes with ground turkey is that you can always bet on them being leaner and less expensive to prepare. I love that and it’s why I’m always looking for ways to use a pound of ground turkey!
This easy recipe is multipurpose and you’ll love how simple it is to make. Anyone can master this quick skillet meal that the whole family will devour.
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What is ground turkey hash?
Hash is a dish that typically includes chopped or shredded meats, vegetables, and spices. Ground turkey hash is a variation of this dish that uses ground turkey as the main protein ingredient.
What do I need to make this easy ground turkey recipe?
This recipe uses olive oil, onions, butternut squash, red apples, ground turkey, sage, thyme, garlic powder, salt, nutmeg, red pepper flakes, and kale.
What are some of the other ingredients that can be used in ground turkey hash?
Common additions to ground turkey hash include potatoes, onions, peppers, and carrots. Other ingredients that can be used include celery, garlic, tomato sauce, and seasonings such as salt, pepper, and paprika.
How to make a ground turkey skillet with butternut squash:
Combine ground turkey, sage, thyme, garlic powder, salt and nutmeg or red pepper flakes in a small bowl. Stir with a large spoon or use your hands to combine. Set aside.
Place a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 tsp. olive oil and heat. Add onion and butternut squash. Sauté for 7-8 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add 3 Tbsp. water and diced apple. Cook for an additional 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Move vegetable mixture to one side of the pan. Add remaining coconut oil and turkey mixture. Allow the turkey to cook a few minutes before breaking it up with a spatula or wooden spoon.
Continue to cook 5-6 minutes or until the turkey is cooked through and no longer pink. Drain any excess liquid from the pan, if needed, before stirring to combine vegetables and sausage.
Place kale/chard/spinach on top of hash and cover with a lid. Allow greens to wilt, about 1-2 minutes. Stir, season with additional salt and pepper and serve.
How is ground turkey hash typically cooked?
Now that you’ve seen how we make this easy hash recipe here are some tips on how you can make a breakfast, brunch, or dinner hash with ground turkey in other ways!
Ground turkey hash can be cooked in a variety of ways, depending on personal preferences. Some people prefer to fry their hash, while others opt to bake it. You can add eggs or leave them off. The possibilities are endless.
How long does ground turkey hash last?
Once cooked, ground turkey hash will last for 3-4 days in the refrigerator. That’s pretty typical for any kind of skillet fried foods and you should just keep an eye on it to be sure it doesn’t spoil.
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Can ground turkey hash be frozen?
Yes, cooked ground turkey hash can be frozen for up to 2 months.
Use airtight storage containers that are designed for the freezer so that you don’t run into any issues like freezer burn or containers cracking and breaking!
What are some of the best ways to enjoy this hash?
Ground turkey hash can be enjoyed on its own or served with a variety of sides like eggs, toast, or salad. It can also be used as a filling for tacos or burritos.
It’s a great recipe that can be used in a variety of ways. There’s nothing better than a delicious and easy recipe that you can make for everything from breakfast to brunch and even dinner. Give this one a try and let us know what you think in the comments below.
Looking for more delicious recipes to try?
If you need more recipes for inspiration or just to fill that meal plan up for the week we’ve got you covered. Check out some of these other delicious options and fan favorites. Give them all a try and be sure to stop back and let us know which ones you loved best!
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- Ground Turkey Sweet Potato Skillet
- Weight Watchers Ground Turkey Goulash
- Weight Watchers Turkey Burritos
- Weight Watcher Turkey Burgers
- Homemade Turkey Apple Cinnamon Sausage
- Weight Watchers Breakfast Casserole Recipes
Printable Ground Turkey Hash Recipe:
- 1½ Tbsp. olive oil
- 1 medium onion, diced
- 1 small butternut squash, peeled and cut into ¼-inch dice (about 3 cups)
- 1 medium crisp red apple, cored and diced
- 12 ounces ground turkey
- ½ tsp. dried sage
- ¼ tsp. dried thyme
- ¼ tsp. garlic powder
- ½ tsp. fine salt (plus more to taste)
- Pinch of nutmeg
- ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
- 3 cups kale, washed and torn
- Combine ground turkey, sage, thyme, garlic powder, salt and nutmeg or red pepper flakes in a small bowl. Stir with a large spoon or use your hands to combine. Set aside.
- Place a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 tsp. olive oil and heat. Add onion and butternut squash. Sauté for 7-8 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Add 3 Tbsp. water and diced apple. Cook for an additional 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Move vegetable mixture to one side of the pan. Add remaining coconut oil and turkey mixture. Allow the turkey to cook a few minutes before breaking it up with a spatula or wooden spoon.
- Continue to cook 5-6 minutes or until the turkey is cooked through and no longer pink.
- Drain any excess liquid from the pan, if needed, before stirring to combine vegetables and sausage.
- Place kale/chard/spinach on top of hash and cover with a lid. Allow greens to wilt, about 1-2 minutes. Stir, season with additional salt and pepper and serve.
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Amount Per Serving Calories 257Total Fat 15gSaturated Fat 3gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 10gCholesterol 60mgSodium 284mgCarbohydrates 16gFiber 4gSugar 5gProtein 16g
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