Sweet Potato Turkey Casserole

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 1 h 5 min 6
Sweet Potato Turkey Casserole
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454 gm Ground turkey, lean
1 medium potato Sweet potato (peeled, spiralized)
1 medium Zucchini (sliced into 1/2-inch pieces)
1/4 medium Yellow onion (chopped)
1 tbsp Garlic (minced)
1 can(s) (16 oz) Diced tomatoes, canned (liquid drained)
1 small can Tomato paste, canned
1/2 tsp Sea Salt
1/2 tsp Black pepper
1/4 tsp Chili powder
1/4 tsp Cumin
1 dash Cardamom, ground
1 dash Oregano, ground
1 1/2 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil (for sauce)
1 cup Flax milk, unsweetened (for sauce)
1 tbsp Almond flour/meal, Bob's Red Mill (for sauce)
1 tbsp Coconut flour (for sauce)


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and lightly grease a casserole dish with some olive oil.

2. Heat a large pan over medium heat.

3. Add ground turkey, garlic and onion cooking until browned, breaking up the meat as it browns.

4. Stir in the tomato paste and tomatoes to combine with the turkey.

5. Add sweet potatoes cooking until slightly softened.

6. Place chopped zucchini in a bowl with all seasonings, toss to combine.

7. Layer the zucchini on the bottom of the casserole dish.

8. Top with turkey and sweet potato mixture.

9. Place into oven and bake 15 minutes.

10. While baking, heat a small pot to a boil and add olive oil with almond and coconut flours.

11. Stir for 1 minute until it thickens then reduce to medium high heat.

12. Slowly add unsweetened milk to the pan whisking as you stir.

13. Continue to whisking another 10 minutes until the sauce reduces to half.

14. Remove the casserole from the oven and top with sauce.

15. Bake in oven another 40-45 minutes until the top of the casserole has browned.

16. Remove from oven and top with more spices, then slice into 6 pieces and serve immediately.




is a great source of lean protein which is important for muscle growth and repair!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 251
Calories from fat 131
Calories from saturated fat 29.9
Total Fat 14.6 g
Saturated Fat 3.3 g
Trans Fat 0.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 6.3 g
Cholesterol 59 mg
Sodium 392 mg
Potassium 908 mg
Total Carbohydrate 15.7 g
Dietary Fiber 4.5 g
Sugars 5.6 g
Protein 16.5 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat 0.8
Milk Alternative 0.2
Vegetables 1.7

Energy sources


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