Cardiologist Designed Heart Healthy Turkey Recipe
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 Ingredients
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
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
In a large mixing bowl, add the turkey and seasonings and blend well:
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.
To prepare the peas, use the same hot skillet you just took the turkey from, put the peas in there and swirl until hot.
In another skillet, sauté the yellow squash with olive oil and a pinch of salt if your diet allows, and some Italian seasoning.
Place all ingredients with the cooked brown rice on a plate and enjoy this heart healthy recipe that is low cholesterol and low sodium.
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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