Turkey Lentil Stew
Shannon Clark
Shannon Clark
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477 Calories
52 g Carbs
43 g Protein
11 g Fat
Total Time
4 servings

This stew makes use of ground turkey to add extra protein, giving you well-balanced nutrition that's perfect for any post-workout meal. You'll also get a hearty dose of antioxidants thanks to the addition of mustard greens.


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • ¾ lb ground 99% fat-free turkey breast
  • 2 sliced white onion
  • 2 whole green pepper, chopped
  • 6 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 4 cup stemmed and torn mustard greens
  • 2 cup sweet potatoes, peeled
  • 1 cup dried lentils
  • 1 salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 diced carrot

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  1. In a large pot, combine the broth, mustard greens, sweet potatoes, lentils, salt, and pepper. Put on low heat.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  3. Add half the garlic and ground turkey, cooking until no longer pink. Be careful not to burn the garlic. Remove from skillet and set aside.
  4. Heat the second tablespoon of olive oil in the same skillet, again over medium heat.
  5. Add to the pot containing the broth mixture.
  6. Bring stew to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
  7. Add the ground turkey and garlic to the pot, cover, and cook for another 10-15 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes or so.
  8. Serve immediately.

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