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Curry Ground Turkey With Sweet Potatoes

This recipe uses a bag of frozen mixed vegetables and ground turkey for a quick and healthy weeknight family dinner. Designed to be a meal that can be created with ingredients stored in the freezer and pantry, this dinner is for those busy nights when a trip to the market is not an option!
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Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cook Time: 1 hour
Servings: 4

Ingredients

For curry spiced ground turkey:

  • ½ Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 ½ Tbsp. curry powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground turmeric
  • ½ tsp. coriander
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. black pepper
  • ½ yellow onion (chopped)
  • ½ tsp. ground ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1 lb. ground turkey
  • 16- oz. bag frozen veggie mix (asparagus, zucchini, carrots, etc.)
  • ¼ cup low sodium chicken broth

For roasted sweet potatoes:

  • 1 large sweet potato (cubed)
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper

Instructions

  • For the roasted sweet potatoes: Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a sheet pan with parchment paper.
  • Place cubed sweet potatoes on the prepared sheet pan and drizzle with olive oil, ½ tsp. salt and ¼ tsp. pepper.
  • Place in oven and roast until lightly browned and crispy, about 30-40 minutes, stirring halfway through with a spatula. Remove from oven and set aside to cool slightly.
  • For the curry spiced ground turkey: Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and add olive oil.
  • In a small bowl, add curry powder, salt, ground turmeric, coriander, cinnamon, ginger and pepper. Stir to combine.
  • Once oil is hot, add the onion and garlic. Stir well and cook until onion is soft, about 3-4 minutes.
  • Add ground turkey and continue cooking, breaking it up with a spatula. Cook until browned and cooked through.
  • Add spice mix and stir well to combine with the meat.
  • Add frozen vegetables, stir well to combine and cook for 3-4 more minutes.
  • Add broth and turn the heat down to medium. Continue to cook until veggies are tender and liquid has reduced.
  • Serve with sweet potatoes on a plate or in a bowl. Enjoy!

Notes

You can also bake sweet potatoes whole and serve with the ground curry and veggies on the side.
Option to serve with a side of brown rice instead of sweet potatoes.
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