Creamed Kale and Turkey

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 14-oz. can full fat coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 2 teaspoons chopped thyme
  • 3 cups chopped kale


  • In a large skillet over medium heat, heat coconut oil. To the oil, add the garlic and onion and cook for 5 minutes, until tender.
  • To the onion mixture, add the turkey and cook for 5 minutes, breaking up turkey with spoon.
  • To the turkey mixture, add the coconut milk and broth and stir. To the turkey mixture, add the thyme and kale and stir.
  • Cook for 5 minutes, until turkey is cooked and heated through. Serve warm.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Salad of mixed baby greens tossed with Leanne’s basic vinaigrette. (In a large bowl, toss together mixed baby greens, sliced red onion and avocado. In a small bowl, whisk together 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar, 1 clove pressed garlic and a pinch each of dried basil and dried oregano; drizzle over salad and toss well).
NUTRITION: 439 Calories; 34g Fat (67.3% calories from fat); 25g Protein; 12g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 90mg Cholesterol; 165mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1/2 Grain (Starch); 3 Lean Meat; 1 ½ Vegetable; 5 Fat.
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