TURKEY STEW (RECIPES For People with Diabetes and Their Families)


  This dish goes nicely with a green leaf lettuce and cucumber salad and a dinner roll. Plantains or corn can be used in place of the potatoes.

Ingredients :

  1. 1 pound turkey breast, cut into cubes
  2. 2 Tbsp. whole wheat flour
  3. ¼ tsp. salt (optional)
  4. ¼ tsp. pepper
  5. ¼ tsp. cumin
  6. 1½ Tbsp. olive oil
  7. 2 cloves garlic, minced
  8. 2 medium onions, sliced
  9. 2 stalks celery, sliced
  10. 1 medium red/green bell pepper, sliced
  11. 1 medium tomato, finely minced
  12. 5 cups of low-sodium beef or turkey broth, fat removed
  13. 5 small potatoes, peeled and cubed
  14. 12 small carrots, cut into large chunks
  15. 1¼ cups green peas
TURKEY STEW (RECIPES For People with Diabetes and Their Families)
TURKEY STEW (RECIPES For People with Diabetes and Their Families)

Directions :

  1. Preheat oven to 375 °F.
  2. Mix the whole wheat flour with salt, pepper, and cumin. Roll the beef or turkey cubes in the mixture. Shake off excess flour.
  3. In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add beef or turkey cubes and sauté until nicely brown, about 7–10 minutes.
  4. Place beef or turkey in an ovenproof casserole dish.
  5. Add minced garlic, onions, celery, and peppers to skillet and cook until vegetables are tender, about 5 minutes.
  6. Stir in tomato and broth. Bring to a boil and pour over turkey or beef in casserole dish. Cover dish tightly and bake for 1 hour at 375 °F.
  7. Remove from oven and stir in potatoes, carrots, and peas. Bake for another 20–25 minutes or until tender.

Total Servings: 4

Food Choice List:

Lean Protein 3; Starch 2;

Non-starchy Vegetable 5; Fat 1/2


  Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System.

Nutrition TURKEY STEW Nutrition
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