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ground turkey cauliflower rice

Ground Turkey Cauliflower Rice Recipe

Grond turkey flavored with cumin, oregano, and paprika, then served with lime flavored cauliflower rice. Perfect recipe to Meal Prep!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 351kcal
Author Rena


  • 1.5 lbs Lean Ground Turkey
  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil divided
  • 1 large Yellow Bell Pepper cut into chunks
  • 2 Garlic Cloves minced or pressed
  • 1 large Red Onion chopped to bite-sized pieces
  • 1.5 Cups Cherry Tomatoes
  • 1 Tsp Dried Oregano
  • 1 Tsp Cumin Powder
  • 1 Tsp Smoked Paprika
  • 2 Tbsp Fresh Chopped Parsley to garnish
  • 1 Large Head of Cauliflower broken into florets
  • 1 Tsp Chili Flakes or to your taste
  • 1 Lime juice and zest
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste


  • Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add ground turkey, use a wooden spoon to break up the meat while it cooks. Cook for about 5 minutes, then add in garlic, onions, bell pepper, cherry tomatoes, and spices.
  • Stir frequently and cook for an additional 3-4 minutes. Season with salt and pepper then set aside.
  • Meanwhile, place the cauliflower florets into a food processor and blitz just until small bits forms. You might have to work in batches.
  • In the same heated skillet add remaining oil, cauliflower rice, chili flakes, lime juice, and zest.
  • Cook stirring occasionally for about 5-7 minutes, or until rice is tender. Season to your taste and garnish with fresh parsley.
  • Divide the cauliflower rice among 4-5 glass containers, then add in the ground turkey mixture.
  • Cover with lids and place in the fridge for up 5 days.
  • Before serving heat in the microwave for about 2 minutes. Enjoy!


Calories: 351kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 45g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 93mg | Sodium: 168mg | Potassium: 1437mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 805IU | Vitamin C: 206.7mg | Calcium: 86mg | Iron: 3.6mg