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Let's Make Asian Ground Turkey Bowls
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Make these healthy and filling ground turkey bowls for a quick and easy dinner or for meal prep! Inspired by chicken lettuce wraps, these bowls are delicious, nutritious, and so easy to make.
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  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb 99% lean ground turkey (or 93% lean, or chicken, beef)
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 cup mushrooms, chopped
  • 1/4 cup water chestnuts, diced
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tsp ginger, minced
  • 1/4 cup hoisin sauce
  • 2 tbsp low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 cups cooked brown rice (white rice, quinoa, cauli rice)
  • 1 cup cucumbers, sliced
  • 1 cup butter lettuce
  • 2 green onions, chopped
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Step 1 Make the sauce by stirring together the hoisin sauce, soy sauce, rice vinegar, and sesame oil. Set aside. If you want extra sauce to drizzle on top, double the recipe and drizzle over when serving.
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Step 2 Heat the olive oil over medium high heat. Once hot, add the turkey and brown for 3-4 minutes.
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Step 3 Push the turkey to the side and add the red bell pepper, mushrooms, green onions, water chestnuts, garlic, and ginger. Stir together and cook for 4-7 minutes until the turkey is cooked through. The vegetables in this recipe remain tender-crisp.
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Step 4 Add the sauce and cook for 1-2 minutes until the sauce thickens slightly and coats the turkey and vegetables.
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Step 5 Assemble the bowls: Layer in the rice and Asian turkey mixture. Then add the toppings - cucumbers, butter lettuce, green onions, and carrots. If desired add crushed peanuts.
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