Skillet Turkey Italian with Veggies and Rice

Servings 6 servings


  • 1 pound extra lean ground turkey
  • 1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped zucchini
  • 1 14.5 oz can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon Herbes de Provence
  • 3 cups cooked brown rice
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded part-skim Mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded parmesan cheese


  • DO-AHEAD TIP: Cook brown rice.
  • Brown the ground turkey in a large skillet over medium heat for 10 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Add bell pepper, onion and zucchini; cook and stir for 5 to 7 minutes or until turkey is done and veggies are tender-crisp.
  • Stir in tomatoes and Herbes de Provence; cook until heated through, stirring occasionally. Stir in cooked brown rice with shredded Mozzarella; blend well. Top with Parmesan and serve.


SERVING SUGGESTION: A big salad of mixed baby greens, sliced red onion and avocado, tossed with red wine vinaigrette; add some garlic toast. VEGETARIAN: Use TVP crumbles. KOSHER: Use soy cheese and Parmesan-flavored rice sprinkles, or skip. GLUTEN FREE: Make sure canned tomatoes and Herbes de Provence are gluten free. NUTRITION: Per Serving: 327 Calories; 8g Fat; 31g Protein; 32g Carbohydrate; 4g Dietary Fiber; 59mg Cholesterol; 355mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1 1/2 Grain(Starch); 3 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 1/2 Fat. Points: 8
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