Sweet Potato Taco Skillet

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 large green bell pepper de-seeded, de-ribbed and diced
  • 1 large sweet potato peeled and diced
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 large avocado pitted, peeled and diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 cup lime juice


  • Melt the coconut oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion, garlic and ground turkey; cook for 5 minutes or until turkey has browned.
  • Stir in next 5 ingredients (bell pepper through salt and pepper); cook for 5 to 10 minutes or until turkey is cooked through and vegetables are tender.
  • Stir in remaining ingredients (avocado through lime juice). Serve warm.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Cucumber and Jicama Slaw: Cut cucumber and jicama into matchsticks. Place in a bowl then drizzle with some honey, lime juice, chili powder, salt and pepper; toss well.
NUTRITION: 348 Calories; 21g Fat (53.4% calories from fat); 23g Protein; 19g Carbohydrate; 4g Dietary Fiber; 90mg Cholesterol; 133mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1/2 Grain (Starch); 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 1 Vegetable; 1/2 Fruit; 2 1/2 Fat.
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