Low-Carb Turkey and Sweet Potato Skillet Recipe


Servings: 4 servings

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 30 minutes

Total time: 40 minutes


  • 1 lb. Ground turkey
  • 1 tbsp. Olive oil
  • 1 Medium onion, chopped
  • 2 Garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 Large sweet potato, peeled and diced into small pieces
  • 1/2 tsp. Ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. Paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup Low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 cups Packed baby spinach leaves
  • 1/4 cup Chopped fresh cilantro


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the ground turkey, and cook until browned about 5-7 minutes.
  2. Add the onion and garlic to the skillet, and sauté until softened about 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add the diced sweet potato to the skillet and sauté until it has softened slightly, about 5-7 minutes.
  4. Add the ground cumin, paprika, salt, and pepper to the skillet, and stir to combine.
  5. Pour in the chicken broth, and simmer until the sweet potato is tender and the liquid has reduced about 10-15 minutes.
  6. Add the baby spinach leaves to the skillet, and stir until they have wilted.
  7. Sprinkle the chopped cilantro over the top of the skillet.
  8. Serve hot, and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 297 kcal

Protein: 22g

Carbohydrates: 16g

Fiber: 2g

Fat: 17g

Saturated Fat: 4g

Cholesterol: 91 mg

Sodium: 233 mg

Potassium: 728 mg

Sugar: 4g

Nutrition Disclaimer: We are not certified nutritionists. Nutrition facts are an estimate and are provided as a courtesy. They are generated by an online API that recognizes ingredient names and amounts and makes calculations based on the serving size. Results may vary.

How to Store the Low-Carb Turkey and Sweet Potato Skillet

To prevent bacterial growth, ensure the leftovers are stored in an airtight container or tightly wrapped in plastic wrap. It should be eaten within 3 to 4 days to ensure that it is safe to consume.