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  • Nicole Brooker, MS, CNS

Sweet Potato and Ground Turkey Hash

Updated: Nov 5, 2023

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes


3 small sweet potatoes, peeled and diced (about

3 cups)

1 pound ground turkey

1 cup bell peppers (any color)

1 red onion, diced

½ cup water

¼ cup cilantro, chopped

2 Tbsp coconut oil

1 ½ Tbsp ground cumin

1 Tbsp garlic, minced

1 Tsp chili powder

1 Tsp salt

¼ Tsp pepper


  1. In a large skillet, heat coconut oil over medium-high heat. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute then add ground turkey. Cook the ground turkey until browned.

  2. Add cumin, chili powder, salt and pepper. Mix well

  3. Add chopped onion and bell peppers. Cook for 3-4 minutes. Add diced sweet potatoes and water. Stir and cover with a lid for approximately 6-8 minutes until the sweet potatoes are softened.

  4. Remove pan from heat and top with fresh cilantro. You can also top with mozzarella cheese if you desire.

Sweet Potato and Ground Turkey Hash
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About the Contributor: Nicole Brooker, CNS earned her Master’s degree in Applied Clinical Nutrition from New York Chiropractic College in August 2018. Nicole is passionate about nutrition education, GI health, and disease prevention. She is currently an adjunct professor at Columbia International University where she developed and wrote the curriculum for a Health and Nutrition Minor.


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