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Anti Inflammatory Turmeric Turkey Recipe

Andrea Jeffery, MS, RDN, LD , On March 29, 2023

This Turmeric Turkey Recipe Was Featured in a Clinical Study by Idaho State University.

Table of Contents for this Anti-Inflammatory Turkey Recipe

Turmeric Turkey Recipe Overview

This turmeric turkey recipe uses lean ground turkey and turmeric seasonings to bring together a wonderful healthful protein, combined with peas, yellow squash and brown rice. The medicinal and anti-inflammatory properties of turmeric seasoning make this a great meal prep recipe while also being delicious. When making this anti-inflammatory turmeric turkey recipe use 90%+ lena ground turkey from the store or grind your own meat from whole pieces of turkey.

Cooking Equipment needed for this Kidney Friendly Turkey Recipe

Anti-inflammatory Turmeric Turkey Recipe Kitchen Tools

Kitchen tools needed to make this anti-inflammatory turkey recipe.

  • 2 skillets

  • Spatula

  • Mixing bowl

  • Measuring cups

  • Kitchen knife

  • Cutting board

Anti-Inflammatory Turkey Recipe Ingredients

This Anti-inflammatory turkey recipe makes two portions

Anti Inflammatory Recipe Ingredients

Ingredients for this anti-inflammatory turkey recipe.

  • 1 pound ground turkey – or grind your own meat

  • 1/2 cup unsalted chicken or vegetable stock

  • 1 tablespoon + olive oil for the skillet

  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves – chopped

  • Turmeric seasoning*

  • 1 cup cooked brown rice

  • 2 cups sliced or diced yellow zucchini

  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning

  • 1 cup peas (fresh if in season, frozen will work fine too.

  • *Turmeric seasoning consists of: 1 part ground rosemary, 1 part rosemary leaves, 1 part ground ginger, 2 parts ground turmeric.

Anti-Inflammatory Turkey Recipe Cooking Instructions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, add the turkey and seasonings and blend well:

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    Mix the turmeric and turkey.

  2. In a large skillet on medium heat, add some olive oil and the turkey. Cook until browned on the bottom, turn and break up and continue to cook until cooked through. When done, remove from the skillet and set aside.

    Cook turkey for this recipe

    Cook the turkey for this anti-inflammatory turmeric recipe.

  3. To prepare the peas, use the same hot skillet you just took the turkey from, put the peas in there and swirl until hot.

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    Peas are anti inflammatory ingredients that can be a great side.

  4. In another skillet, sauté the yellow squash with olive oil and a pinch of salt if your diet allows, and some Italian seasoning.

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    Yellow squash is another anti-inflammatory ingredient.

  5. Place the protein, vegetables and brown rice together on a plate, serve and enjoy!

    anti-inflammatory Turkey Recipe

    Serve and enjoy this anti-inflammatory recipe.

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This Is a Clinically Studied Anti-Inflammatory Turkey Recipe

This anti-inflammatory turmeric turkey recipe is clinically researched and appeared in a real clinical study conducted by the Idaho State University department of Nutrition and MealPro. The study was about making meals that eliminate inflammatory ingredients to give to study participants. You can see and purchase the entire anti-inflammatory meal plan here.

Researched Anti-Inflammatory Turkey Recipe

This Anti-Inflammatory Recipe Was Clinically Researched

Andrea Jeffery, MS, RDN, LD

Andrea holds a B.S in Dietetics and a Masters of Science in Nutrition from Idaho State University. She is a licensed dietitian through the Idaho State Board of Medicine. She is currently a MealPro blog contributor and serves as adjunct faculty at Idaho State University.