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Turkey Picadillo Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jean Schaich
Added: Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 Tbs canola or olive oil
1 onion, peeled and diced
1 lb. ground turkey or two turkey breasts, sliced very thinly, fajita-style
1/4 c. orange juice or water
1 Tbs. chili powder
1 Tbs. cinnamon
1/2 c. dried cranberries or raisins
1/2 c. almonds, slivered or chopped
1 c. pitted, green olives, chopped or sliced
juice of 1/2 lime
salt and pepper
cilantro (optional)

Directions:
Directions:
Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and turkey and cook,, stirring until the onion turns translucent and the turkey changes color (about 5 minutes)
Add the juice (or water) chili powder, cinnamon, craisins, almonds, olives, and lime juice and cook until the ingredients have blended and the liquid has reduced by half (about 2 minutes).
Season with salt and pepper, garnish with cilantro, if desired and serve over rice, or use to fill tortillas or wraps.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
Under 30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I used whole wheat wraps with this and it was delicious! The combination of ingredients sounds odd, but it is really good. I got the recipe from Leslie Sansone's Eat Smart, Walk Strong, Book.

 

 

 

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