Thanksgiving is coming up quickly. Have you thought about it yet? How are you going to make this year’s thanksgiving more special than the last? Well, how about celebrating it in a healthy way this time?
Turkey and ham have always been a part of Thanksgiving celebrations. What you can do is to give them a different look and taste this time? Something that is delectable yet healthy. How about a Paleo turkey?
Without going into lengthy details, Paleo refers to Paleolithic or cavemen diet. It is based on the ingredients belonging to the Paleolithic era.
Paleo is not only healthy, but is quite easy to make and tastes very delicious. Try these turkey stuffed sweet potatoes this Thanksgiving. The irresistible smell and appetizing taste is surely going to make your day.
Paleo Turkey Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
Serving Size: 4
Total Time: 60 minutes
- 1 lb ground turkey
- 4 medium sized sweet potatoes
- 4 garlic cloves
- 4 tablespoons bacon fat
- 1 medium sized yellow onion
- 8 cups fresh spinach
- 2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 4 tablespoons hot sauce
- 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- Salt to taste
- Black pepper to taste
- Preheat oven to 425oF.
- Use a fork to poke holes in the sweet potato.
- Wrap the sweet potatoes in an aluminum foil and put them in the preheated oven for 45 minutes.
- While the sweet potatoes are baking, let’s work on the turkey.
- Heat the bacon fat in a large pan over medium heat.
- Mince the garlic cloves, dice the yellow onion and add them in the pan.
- When the onions become slightly translucent, add the ground turkey in the pan.
- Use a wooden spoon to break the turkey in small pieces.
- Add garlic powder, hot sauce and cayenne pepper in the pan.
- Mix all the ingredients.
- When the turkey is almost cooked, add spinach on top of it.
- Cover the pan for a few minutes so that spinach softens, then mix it up with the turkey.
- Add salt and pepper. Stir and remove it from heat.
- Take out the sweet potatoes from the oven once they are fully baked.
- Let them cool for a while then cut them in half from the centre.
- Use a fork to mash the inside of the potatoes and make space for the turkey filling.
- Stuff the turkey mixture in the potatoes and serve.
Have A Happy And Healthy Thanksgiving!