Healthy Recipes for Women

Turkey Breast Mushroom Stew

This easy and filling recipe has the metabolism-boosting power of turkey which can torch fat and build muscle!



  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 1/4 lb extra lean ground turkey breast
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 large red pepper, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 3 tsp Italian seasoning, divided
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground 4-pepper blend
  • 3 28-oz cans diced tomatoes, with liquid, no salt added
  • 1 15-oz can Bush’s Best pinto beans, with liquid
  • 3 strips cooked extra-lean turkey bacon, chopped
  • 2 tsp hot pepper sauce
  • 1 small zucchini, sliced
  • 12 oz fresh mushrooms, sliced


  1. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Cook the turkey until evenly brown, stirring with a spoon to separate.
  2. Add the garlic, onion and red pepper, and cook for 3 minutes.
  3. Add crushed red pepper, 2 tsp Italian seasoning and freshly ground 4-pepper blend. Cook for 8 minutes, then transfer to a large pot.
  4. Add the tomatoes, beans, turkey bacon and hot sauce. Stir in zucchini and mushrooms. Bring to a simmer and add remaining Italian seasoning, then reduce to low heat. Cook for 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Serve over brown rice.

Nutrients per serving (Makes 8 serving): Calories: 200, Fat: 6 g, Carbohydrates: 24 g, Dietary Fiber: 6 g, Protein: 11 g