Ground Turkey Sweet Potato Skillet 7 WW Freestyle Smart Points

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Ground Turkey Sweet Potato Skillet Instructions

Yields: 4 Servings Total Time: 30 minutes Weight Watchers Freestyle Smart Points | 7 per serving ingredients for Ground Turkey Sweet Potato Skillet recipe

What do I need for this Weight Watchers ground turkey recipe?

  • 3 small or 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and diced (about 3 cups)
  • 1 pound ground turkey breast (99% fat free)
  • 1 yellow bell pepper
  • 1 cup onion, diced
  • ½ cup fat free mozzarella, shredded
  • ½ cup water
  • ¼ cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1  tablespoons olive oil
  • 1.5 tablespoons ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper

How to make this ground turkey sweet potato skillet dinner:

1. In a large cast iron skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute and then add ground turkey. Use a wooden spoon to break apart meat and continue cooking approximately 8 minutes until browned. ground turkey sweet potato skillet recipe ingredients in pan 2. Add cumin, chili powder, salt and pepper. Stir well to incorporate. 3. Add onion and bell pepper, and cook for 3-4 minutes. Add diced sweet potato and water. Stir and cover with a lid for approximately 6-8 minutes until the sweet potatoes soften. Add additional water during this process if needed to keep the meat from drying out. ground turkey sweet potato skillet recipe ad sweet potatoes 4. Remove lid and add additional salt and pepper if needed. Top with shredded mozzarella and allow it to melt. Remove skillet from heat and garnish with fresh cilantro before serving. This ground turkey sweet potato skillet recipe is simple, easy, delicious, and Weight Watchers friendly! Each serving is only 6 Freestyle Smart Points.

Ground Turkey Sweet Potato Skillet Recipe

Yield: 4 Servings

Ground Turkey Sweet Potato Skillet

Ground Turkey Sweet Potato Skillet
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 small or 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and diced (about 3 cups)
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 yellow bell pepper
  • 1 cup onion, diced
  • ½ cup mozzarella, shredded
  • ½ cup water
  • ¼ cup cilantro, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1.5 tablespoons ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper

Instructions

  1. In a large cast iron skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute
  2. and then add ground turkey. Use a wooden spoon to break apart meat and continue cooking
  3. approximately 8 minutes until browned.
  4. Add cumin, chili powder, salt and pepper. Stir well to incorporate.
  5. Add onion and bell pepper, and cook for 3-4 minutes. Add diced sweet potato and water. Stir
  6. and cover with a lid for approximately 6-8 minutes until the sweet potatoes soften. Add
  7. additional water during this process if needed to keep the meat from drying out.
  8. Remove lid and add additional salt and pepper if needed. Top with shredded mozzarella and
  9. allow it to melt. Remove skillet from heat and garnish with fresh cilantro before serving.

Notes

Weight Watchers Smart Points: 10 per serving
Weight Watchers Freestyle Smart Points | 6 Per Serving

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 352 Saturated Fat: 3g Cholesterol: 73mg Sodium: 506mg Carbohydrates: 27g Fiber: 4g Sugar: 6g Protein: 32g

Looking for more great Weight Watchers recipes?

You have come to the right place! Here at Midlife Healthy Living I share lots of delicious WW recipes that are easy to make, healthy, and tasty enough to serve the whole family. Ground turkey and sweet potato recipes are tasty and healthy but you’ll need some others to choose from as well, right?  Here are some of my favorite Weight Watchers recipes and resources:   

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3 Comments

  • Reply
    Connie
    May 26, 2018 at 6:33 pm

    How much is a serving ? Looks delicious.

    • Reply
      Michele Brosius
      March 10, 2019 at 12:26 pm

      I usually just split the skillet in 4 sections. It’s approx 1 to 1.5 cups each. It’s very generous and filling. Thanks.

  • Reply
    Jessica Brocklebank
    February 14, 2019 at 5:43 pm

    Loved this recipe! Quick, easy and full of flavor! Thank you for posting!

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