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Cardiologist Designed Heart Healthy Turkey Recipe

Chef Randy , On October 22, 2022

Cardiologist Designed Low Cholesterol and Low Sodium Heart Healthy Turkey Recipe for Cardiovascular Health.

cardiologist Designed heart healthy Turkey Recipe for Cardiovascular health

This heart healthy turkey recipe uses lean ground turkey and herbs to bring together a wonderful healthful protein, combined with peas, yellow squash and brown rice. Combined, this makes for the perfect heart healthy meal that is chef designed following cardiologist guidelines for patients in CKD stages 2-3. This heart healthy turkey recipe uses lean ground turkey paired with sides and seasonings that create a heart healthy meal that is low phosphorous, low potassium, and low sodium. In addition to this being a heart healthy friendly turkey recipe that helps patients comply with clinical nutrition and prevent heart disease.

Equipment needed for this heart healthy Turkey Recipe

    Heart Healthy Turkey Recipe

    Kitchen tools needed to make this heart healthy turkey recipe.

  • 2 skillets

  • Spatula

  • Mixing bowl

  • Measuring cups

  • Kitchen Knife

  • Cutting board

heart healthy Turkey Recipe Ingredients

    Heart Healthy Turkey Recipe

    Ingredients for this heart healthy 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.

heart healthy Turkey Recipe Cooking Instructions

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

    Heart Healthy Turkey Recipe

    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 heart healthy 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.

    Heart Healthy Turkey Recipe

    Make the peas for this heart healthy turkey recipe.

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

    Green Peas Recipe

    Make the yellow squash for this heart healthy turkey recipe.

  5. Place all ingredients with the cooked brown rice on a plate and enjoy this heart healthy recipe that is low cholesterol and low sodium.

    heart healthy Turkey Recipe

    Serve and enjoy this Low Sodium, Low Cholesterol Recipe.

Improve cardiovascular health by eating a heart healthy diet from whole foods that are low in sodium and low in cholesterol. This helps prevent stroke and heart disease.

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Chef Randy

After graduating from LeCordon Bleu at the top of his class Chef Randy dove head-first into a culinary career working in many top-tier restaurants including the Golden 1 Center Arena as a lead cook. He later owned and operated a mobile woodfired pizza concept where he championed whole and natural ingredients. Chef Randy is passionate about healthy food and developing relationships with local providers for true farm-to-fork food production.