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Ground Turkey Cheese Risotto

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Ingredients

1 lb Ground Turkey
1/3 cup, chopped Onion
2 Garlic Cloves
2 Golden Beet Root
1 1/2 cups, chopped Green Beans
1 packet Knorr Selects
1 1/2 cups Filtered Water
1 cup Milk
1/3 cup Frozen Peas
1/4 cup Bean Sprouts (optional)
1/4 cup Parmesan (optional)

Ground Turkey Cheese Risotto

30-minutes, one skillet, 3 easy steps!

Features:
    • 30 minutes
    • Serves 4
    • Easy

    Directions

    A good, creamy risotto can’t be beat. Most of us come home after work and want to have a healthy, delicious and quick to make dinner on the table. Quick and easy? I got you covered. I’ve partnered with Knorr Selects that cuts the rice cooking time down to just 10 minutes! Knorr was nice enough to send me their new Knorr Selects and they come in 6 flavors. For this dish, I recommend using the Four Cheese Risotto, White Cheddar Broccoli, Roasted Garlic Alfredo, or Spinach & Artichoke and Asiago Cheese.

    I’ve paired this cheesy risotto with a lean protein, ground turkey and some bright colored greens beans, peas and golden beets. Carrots and broccoli also work really well.

    Steps

    1
    Done

    Cook The Ground Turkey

    In a large skillet with high sides, add 1 tbsp of olive oil and turn the temperature to medium. Once the skillet is hot, add the chopped onions and sautee for 1 to 2 minutes. Next, add the ground turkey and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Next, add the minced garlic and continue to cook the meat until there is no more pink left. About another 5 minutes.

    Once the ground turkey is cooked, move the meat to a bowl.

    2
    Done

    Cook The Vegetables

    Wash, peel and chop the golden beets into bite-size pieces. Also, wash and chop the green beans. Move the frozen peas to a bowl and allow them to thaw slightly.

    To the same (dirty) skillet, add about 1/2 tbsp of olive oil and bring it to medium heat. Add the chopped beets, sprinkle with some salt and pepper and sautee for about one minute. Next, add a splash of water (2 tbsp), then cover the skillet and allow the beets to steam. After about 4 minutes, remove the lid, add the green beans, stir and cover again. Cook until the beets and green beans are done, about 2-3 minutes.

    Once the veggies are fork tender, move them to a bowl.

    3
    Done

    Make The Rice

    I used the Four Cheese Risotto, be sure to follow the instructions with exact measurements listed on the packet.

    Add 1 packet of Knorr Selects to your skillet with 1 1/2 cups water, 1 cup milk (any milk will do, I used oat milk!), and 2 tbsp of olive oil. Stir then over the skillet and bring it up to a gentle boil. Once at a boil, remove the lid and allow to cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

    After 10 minutes, add the cooked ground turkey and veggies to the skillet and stir. Adjust the seasoning if necessary with a bit more salt and pepper. Add freshly grated parmesan as well as bean sprouts for crunch, if desired.

    4
    Done

    About Knorr Selects

    Quick and easy to prepare on the stovetop – Knorr Selects are ready in just 10 minutes! Knorr Selects are delicious on their own as a flavorful side or as part of a one-pot meal. Preparing delicious meals has never been so quick and easy thanks to Knorr Selects, which feature high quality ingredients and use responsibly sourced rice from Arkansas. For more information, please visit: https://www.knorr.com/us/en/products/selects.html

    New Knorr Selects are made with no artificial flavors and no artificial preservatives.
    • Knorr Selects are gluten-free, using responsibly sourced rice from Arkansas.
    • Knorr Chefs have crafted these flavorful recipes with passion and culinary expertise.
    • Available in six crave-worthy flavors: Four Cheese Risotto, White Cheddar Broccoli, Roasted Garlic Alfredo, Rustic Mexican Rice & Beans, Spinach & Artichoke and Asiago Cheese
    & Cracked Black Pepper.
    • Knorr Selects are available at all major retailers as of May 2017 (suggested retail price: $1.99).

    Joni

    Hi guys, so glad you are here! My food blog is about healthy, colorful, and easy recipes. I grew up in Germany and have been in the states for over 12 years now. Currently, I am living in sunny Miami, FL! Please leave me a comment if you have questions or recipe requests and also follow me on Instagram and Twitter via @foodbyjonister. Happy cooking and eating!

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    8 Comments Hide Comments

    I have become to love risotto long time ago!
    The company Knorr is well known for its quality products – a nice and quick help!
    Thank you for this recipe Joni 🙂 Love it !

    Okay, this looks AMAZING. Such a simple, flavorful dinner the whole family will love, but still something outside of the box. Can’t wait to try!

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