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How to Make the Most of Your Turkey Mince: 5 Money-Saving Recipes

Turkey mince is a great way to save money on your groceries without sacrificing taste or nutrition. There are many ways to cook with turkey mince, and it is a versatile ingredient that can be used in a variety of recipes. In this blog post, we share four money-saving recipes that make the most of turkey mince. These recipes are easy to prepare and packed with flavor, so you can enjoy a delicious meal without breaking the bank.


Maximise Your Turkey Mince: 4 Money-Saving Recipes

Turkey mince is a healthy alternative to other ground meats, such as beef and pork. Turkey mince is lower in fat and calories than these other options, and it is also a good source of protein.


Nutrition Facts of Turkey Mince

A four-ounce serving of turkey mince contains approximately:

- 130 calories

- 2 grams of fat

- 24 grams of protein

- 0 grams of carbohydrates


Turkey mince is an excellent source of lean protein, making it a great option for those who are trying to lose weight or build muscle.


These four recipes are easy to make and can be customised to your liking. So next time you're looking for a quick and healthy meal, reach for some turkey mince and give one of these recipes a try.


Recipe #1: Turkey Mince Burgers

1 pound ground turkey mince

1 egg, beaten

1/4 cup bread crumbs

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

1 tablespoon olive oil

4 hamburger buns, split and toasted


Preparation

In a large bowl, mix together ground turkey mince, egg, bread crumbs, salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Form into 4 patties. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add patties to the skillet and cook for about 4 minutes per side, or until browned and cooked through. Serve buns or lettuce cups with your favorite condiments.


Recipe #2: Turkey Mince Rice Pilaf

1 pound lean ground turkey

1 small onion, diced

1 cup uncooked white rice

2 cups chicken broth

1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon black pepper


Preparation.

In a large saucepan, cook the turkey over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Add the onion and cook until tender. Stir in the rice, broth, tomatoes, garlic powder, salt and pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 25 minutes or until the rice is tender and most of the liquid is absorbed.


Recipe #3: Turkey Mince Stir-Fry

1 pound lean ground turkey

1/2 cup diced onion

1/2 cup diced celery

1/2 cup diced red pepper

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 garlic clove, minced

1 teaspoon ground ginger

1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

3 cups broccoli florets

1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce

1/4 cup chicken broth


Preparation

In a large skillet over medium-high heat, add the olive oil. Once hot, add the onion, celery, red pepper, garlic, ginger, and red pepper flakes. Sauté for 4-5 minutes until veggies are slightly softened. Add in the ground turkey and cook until browned; about 6-8 minutes.

Stir in the broccoli florets, soy sauce and chicken broth. Cook for an additional 3-4 minutes until the broccoli is crisp-tender and the sauce has thickened slightly. Serve with rice or quinoa and enjoy!


Recipe #4: Turkey Mince Fajitas

1 pound turkey mince

1 onion, diced

1 red pepper, diced

1 tablespoon chili powder

2 teaspoons cumin

1 teaspoon smoked paprika

1 teaspoon garlic powder

Salt and pepper

8–10 soft tortillas


Preparation

In a large skillet over medium heat, add the turkey mince and onions. Cook until the turkey is browned and the onions are softened, about 5 minutes. Add the red pepper, chili powder, cumin, smoked paprika, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Cook for 1 minute until fragrant. Preheat your grill or grill pan to medium high heat. Grill the tortillas for 30 seconds to 1 minute per side until warmed and slightly charred. Serve the turkey mixture on the tortillas and enjoy!

 

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