Ground Turkey and Spelt Skillet
This Ground Turkey and Spelt Skillet is a quick and easy meal that tastes rich and delicious without all of the fat and calories.
Prep Time 1 hr
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 30 mins
- 1 cup Spelt berries
- 1 1/2 cups water
- 19.2 oz ground turkey
- 8 oz mushrooms your favorite variety
- 1/2 cup diced leek
- 1 tbsp garlic minced
- 2 tbsp tarragon chopped, plus additional for garnish
- 29 oz chicken stock
- 1/2 cup parmigiano reggiano grated
- 4 tsp arrowroot powder
- 1/2 cup sour cream reduced fat is fine
- Salt and Pepper
Soak spelt berries for 1 hour to overnight in 1 1/2 cups of water or more if needed to cover berries. Heat spelt and soaking water in a saucepan. Bring to a boil and then turn to simmer. Cook covered for 45 minutes or until tender. Drain.
In a large skillet, brown turkey, leek and mushrooms. Add garlic and cook 1 more minute.
Add chicken stock. Bring to a simmer.
In a small dish mix arrowroot with 1/4 cup of water. Stir or whisk to combine until smooth. Add to turkey and turn down heat to simmer for 5 minutes. Stir in cheese, sour cream and spelt berries. Ingredients will thicken as they sit.
Garnish with additional tarragon if desired.
Keep leftovers refrigerated.
Calories: 344kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 69mg | Sodium: 400mg | Potassium: 710mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 355IU | Vitamin C: 2.8mg | Calcium: 150mg | Iron: 2.9mg