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Healthy Recipes > Main Dishes > Ground Turkey (or Tofu) with Peas

Ground Turkey (or Tofu) with Peas

Cook Time

30 minutes


Ground Turkey (or Tofu) with Peas

Publish Date: August 16, 2009


August 2009 Customer Recipe Winner: Veronica Sidhu

Heat a large, heavy-bottomed pot. Then add the oil and chopped onion. Stir until golden. Add the spices in order and stir for 1 minute. Add the ground turkey and continue stirring over medium-high heat for five minutes.
Or add the tofu. Then add the chili pepper, tomato, tomato sauce, salt and pepper. Stir.

Cover and simmer on very low heat for 10 minutes. Add a half-cup of water, if desired. Mix in the peas, cover and cook for 10 more minutes. Garnish with the cilantro.

Chef’s Inspiration: "This is a recipe taught to me by my husband, just after we were married 45 years ago. He was born in Punjab, in northern India and had migrated at age 19 to Fort Wayne, Indiana to attend engineering school. All of his Indian buddies made a version of this recipe, called Keema Mutter, in their tiny kitchen. It is easy and delicious—as well as being a very healthful main dish. And, like our marriage, has survived the test of time!"

Makes 5 servings. Serving size 1.0cup.

Nutritional Breakdown (per serving):

Using Turkey (per serving):

Calories 278, Fat 8 grams, Protein 36 grams, Sodium 794 mg, Carbohydrates 5 grams, Fiber 5 grams

Using Tofu (per serving):

Calories 246, Fat 12 grams, Protein 17 grams, Sodium 716 mg, Carbohydrates 6 grams, Fiber 6 grams

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