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Let's Make Pesto Ground Turkey with Zucchini​​
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In just 20 minutes, make this delicious Pesto Ground Turkey with zucchini and tomatoes. It's healthy, low carb, and paleo friendly! Great for a busy weeknight.
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  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1/2 sweet onion, diced
  • 1.33 lbs 99% lean ground turkey
  • 2 zucchini, sliced
  • 1 summer squash, sliced
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup pesto
  • Salt and pepper to taste
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Step 1 Heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the onion and cook for 3-4 minutes until beginning to soften. Add the ground turkey, breaking it up as it cooks. Cook for 5-7 minutes until browned and cooked through.
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Step 2 Add the zucchini and yellow squash to the pan. Cook for 4-5 minutes. be careful not to overcook the vegetables, the zucchini should be bright green and tender-crisp.
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Step 3 Add the tomatoes and pesto to the skillet. Cook for 3-4 minutes until warmed through and tomatoes begin to release some of their juices.
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Step 4 Turn off the heat. Taste the dish and season with fresh black pepper and salt if needed. Drizzle with extra pesto if desired.
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