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Vegetables and Turkey Stir-Fry

Quick and easy meal with garlic, ginger, and whole grain noodles.
Plate of rice with a turkey and vegetable topping.
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Makes: 6 cups
Nutrition Facts: View label

Ingredients

1 Tablespoon vegetable oil
2 cups chopped vegetables, fresh, frozen or canned (try a mixture - celery, mushrooms, water chestnuts, bok choy, cabbage, zucchini, carrot or broccoli)
1 clove garlic, peeled and minced or ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
2 thin slices ginger root, minced
½ teaspoon salt
1 cup cooked ground turkey or turkey breast cut into ½-inch cubes
½ teaspoon sugar
3 cups cooked brown rice or whole grain noodles

Directions

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Rinse or scrub fresh vegetables under running water before preparing.
  3. Heat oil in a medium skillet over medium heat (300 degrees F in an electric skillet).
  4. Add vegetables, garlic, ginger root and salt. Stir fry for 2 to 4 minutes.
  5. Reduce heat to prevent scorching. Add cooked turkey and sugar. Cook until vegetables are tender and turkey is heated through, about 2 to 3 minutes.
  6. Serve warm over rice or noodles.
  7. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Comments

I tried this recipe with tofu instead of turkey or chicken, and I thought it was tastier.  You could really taste the flavors of the fresh ginger and garlic better.  A great recipe that makes a TON of food, too1

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