5 Ingredient Turkey and Sweet Potato Skillet

by Angela
4 Servings
40 min

Turkey is everywhere at this time of the year but what about something a little different? Grab some turkey sausage and make this simple 5 ingredient turkey and sweet potato skillet recipe for lunch or dinner. Topped with gooey mozzarella, this is a quick and easy meal to make and you can easily mix up with your favourite type of sausage for different flavours!

All you need is a skillet and you can easily enjoy this tasty turkey main course. Plus if you have some turkey leftovers from those big Christmas or Thanksgiving meals, you can easily adapt this recipe to use that in its place.

Turkey and sweet potato in the skillet topped with melted cheese 😍

5 Ingredient Turkey and Sweet Potato Skillet
Recipe details
  • 4  Servings
  • Prep time: 15 Minutes Cook time: 25 Minutes Total time: 40 min
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  • 1 T. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 lb. bulk turkey sausage
  • 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and diced into small cubes
  • 1 12-oz. bag frozen broccoli florets
  • ¾ c. Mozzarella cheese, shredded

Take a large skillet and add olive oil, heating over a medium heat. Add the turkey sausage and season then cook, turning regularly until slightly browned, usually 6-8 minutes. Once cooked, break it up into small chucks using the spatula.
Add the sweet potatoes to the skillet and keep cooking until they are soft and slightly crisp on the edges, normally 10-12 minutes
Add the broccoli and season again if required. Stir to combine and cover, cooking for 2-3 minutes
Remove the lid and sprinkle the mozzarella on top. Cover for 1-2 minutes until the cheese is melted then serve
  • If you don't have a skillet, a similar size frying pan will work just as well
  • If you can't find turkey sausage, use ground turkey instead
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