Turkey and Sweet Potato Stir-Fry in a Balsamic Reduction Sauce

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 large boneless skinless turkey breast chopped
  • 1 large leek chopped
  • 1 large sweet potato chopped
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro


  • In a large skillet over medium heat, heat coconut oil. To the skillet, add the next 4 ingredients (turkey through salt and pepper).
  • Cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until turkey is cooked through and sweet potato is tender. Remove turkey mixture from the skillet.
  • To the skillet, add the remaining 5 ingredients (balsamic vinegar through cilantro) and reduce heat to low.
  • Using a wooden spoon, deglaze the skillet, scrapping the bottom and stirring to incorporate remnants of the turkey mixture. Cook for 10 minutes, until sauce has thickened.
  • Return turkey mixture to the pan, stir and serve warm.


SERVING SUGGESTION: A big salad tossed with Leanne’s basic vinaigrette. (In a large bowl, toss together torn lettuce (not iceberg -no nutrition) and salad veggies of your choice. In a small bowl, whisk together 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar, 1 clove pressed garlic and a pinch of dried basil and oregano; drizzle dressing over salad.)
NUTRITION: 314 Calories; 5g Fat (14.3% calories from fat); 50g Protein; 15g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 121mg Cholesterol; 170mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1/2 Grain (Starch); 6 Lean Meat; ½ Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates.
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