Ground Turkey and Butternut Squash Skillet


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This ground turkey and butternut squash skillet recipe is wholesome, flavorful, and ready in under 30 minutes. Made with diced tomatoes, feta cheese, and Italian seasoning, this protein-packed dish is the ultimate healthy weeknight dinner.
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Ground Turkey and Butternut Squash Skillet
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What you need:

  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 lb 99% lean ground turkey
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 2 cups butternut squash, peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup canned diced tomatoes (not drained)
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 tsp. Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup reduced fat feta cheese (or mozzarella)
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Step 1 Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium high heat. Add the turkey and cook, breaking up the meat, for 6-8 minutes. Add the garlic, onion, and red bell pepper. Cook for 4-5 minutes until the onion begins to brown.
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Step 2 Add the butternut squash, tomatoes, salt, pepper, Italian seasoning, and red pepper flakes. Cover the skillet and cook until the butternut squash is tender, about 6-8 minutes. Add a touch of water or broth if anything begins to burn. Depending on the size of the butternut squash, it could take a bit longer. For quick-cooking preparation, make sure to cut it into small pieces.
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Step 3 Add the cheese and cover for 1-2 minutes until it melts.
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We hope you enjoy this delicious Ground Turkey and Butternut Squash Skillet recipe.
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