Low Fat Summer Turkey Stew

This low fat summer turkey stew is easily prepared, served in one hour and a complete family meal for 4. Proving that turkey isn’t just for Christmas!

This low fat summer turkey stew is easily prepared, served in one hour and a complete family meal for 4. Proving that turkey isn't just for Christmas!

This low fat summer turkey stew is low cost and nutritious too!

Plus, you could easily adapt the recipe to use up any leftover vegetables you might have in the fridge.

I make this if I’m short of time or don’t want to see leftover vegetables going to waste. Not that there is usually any food waste in our house…..

I think this is my first post about turkey!

How could I miss it, it being one of the leanest meats available? So tasty, so easy to use and cook, and yet so underrated. Often left to just thoughts of the Christmas dinner!

But Turkey is a much leaner meat than chicken and is often cheaper and avoided. It’s such a shame as it actually contains less fat, less saturated fat and nearly half the calories too, compared to an equal weight of chicken.

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This low fat summer turkey stew is easily prepared, served in one hour and a complete family meal for 4. Proving that turkey isn't just for Christmas!
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Low Fat Summer Turkey Stew
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
1 hrs
 

Low fat summer turkey stew is a delicious tasting stew made with lean turkey that second helpings of wont make you feel so guilty and easy to make too!

Course: Dinner
Servings: 4
Calories: 324 kcal
Author: neil@neilshealthymeals.com
Ingredients
  • Low Fat Calorie Spray
  • 1 medium sized Leek , topped, tailed, halved and sliced
  • 4 lean turkey breast steaks cut into bite size chunks. Approximately 500g.
  • 450 ml Chicken Stock
  • 1 large carrot cut up into approximately 4cm batons
  • 2 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1 tbsp mixed dry herbs
  • 150 g frozen peas
  • 150 g frozen green beans
  • 20 g corn flour mixed with 3 tbsp. cold water
Instructions
  1. Spray 5 sprays of low calorie spray in a hob proof casserole dish. Turn heat on high and when the oil starts to bubble, turn it down to low.
  2. Add Leeks and stir continuously for 2 – 3 minutes.
  3. Add Turkey, and stir continuously until no longer pink on the outside for 2 – 3 minutes.
  4. Add stock, tomato puree and then the mixed hers, stir all together well. Bring to the boil then turn down to a simmer and cover for 10 minutes.
  5. Add carrots, cover and cook for 5 minutes
  6. Add peas and beans, cover and cook for 10 minutes
  7. Check veg is cooked to personal liking. If so, stir in corn flour mixed with the cold water, season to taste and once slightly thickened turn off the heat.
  8. Serve with new boiled potatoes or for a lower GI rating and healthier choice choose 35g wholegrain rice per person.

Nutrition Facts
Low Fat Summer Turkey Stew
Amount Per Serving
Calories 324 Calories from Fat 96
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10.7g 16%
Saturated Fat 2.9g 15%
Cholesterol 84.7mg 28%
Sodium 309.3mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 21.6g 7%
Dietary Fiber 4.3g 17%
Sugars 6.6g
Protein 34g 68%
Vitamin A 25%
Vitamin C 28%
Calcium 8%
Iron 25%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

If you’re serving this low fat summer turkey stew with the suggested new boiled potatoes, you could add them into the casserole dish before the end of the cooking to save your washing up. Watch they don’t go mushy though.

And, another great tip for this low fat summer turkey stew, is that it’s an all-year round one, so it could be ideal to use up those Christmas Day turkey leftovers too. 🙂

If you’re looking for other turkey dishes, how about trying my baked parmesan turkey escalopes? They’re yummy!

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This low fat summer turkey stew is easily prepared, served in one hour and a complete family meal for 4. Proving that turkey isn't just for Christmas!

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