Zucchini Turkey Skillet

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Zucchini Turkey Skillet

Recipe by Julia Pacheco Course: MainCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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  • 1 lb lean ground turkey

  • 1 tsp cumin, divided

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 2 medium zucchini, sliced into pieces

  • 2 tbs tomato paste

  • 1-15oz can black beans, drained and rinsed

  • 1-15oz can corn, drained

  • 1-10oz can rotel

  • 1/4 tsp pepper

  • 1/2 tsp cumin

  • 1/2 tsp onion powder

  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder

  • 1/2 tsp paprika

  • 1/2 tsp chili powder

  • 2 tbs lime juice


  • To a skillet add the turkey and 1/2 tsp cumin and salt cook the turkey through.
  • Stir in the tomato paste.
  • Add in beans, corn, rotel, and the rest of the seasonings. Stir
  • Add the zucchini in and stir to combine. Place the lid on and let simmer for 8 minutes or until the zucchini is soft.
  • Stir in the lime juice and Enjoy! You can top your plate with fresh avocado, lime, cherry tomatoes, cheese and anything else you’d like.

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  1. I made this last night, I omitted the corn (just a preference) but followed the recipe as is.
    I really, really liked it! Nice and easy, you could play with the recipe and still would be great. I also loved the fact the zucchini didn’t get so soft that it was mushy.

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