Spiced Ground Turkey Wrap

This super easy, luscious, spicy ground turkey wrap makes a quick and savory lunch or dinner.

  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1/2 yellow onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium size carrot, julienned
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger root, minced
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon coriander
  • 1/8 teaspoon turmeric
  • few dashes cayenne pepper (adjust to your taste)
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon parsley, minced
  • 5 ounces ground turkey (can use tempeh or beans instead for vegetarians)
  • 2 tablespoons chicken or vegetable broth (optional)
  • 2 romaine lettuce leaves, rinsed (if making into wrap)
  • 1/4 avocado, mashed with a fork
  • 1/2 cup baby spinach, rinsed
  • 1/2 cup watercress, rinsed
  • In a medium sauté pan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onions and carrots and sauté until onions are translucent, about 5 minutes.
  • Add garlic, ginger, cinnamon, coriander, turmeric, cayenne pepper, salt and pepper. Sauté over medium heat for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add the ground turkey, breaking it up into pieces with a spoon. Cook ground turkey until browned, about 6 to 8 minutes.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of chicken or vegetable broth (optional) and cook until turkey is browned.
  • Reduce heat to medium-low and add fresh minced parsley. Remove cooked turkey mixture from heat.
  • Spread a layer of mashed avocado onto romaine lettuce leaf. Add spinach, watercress, turkey mixture inside the lettuce leaf and roll. Enjoy!

Nutritional Analysis: Serving Size (1 wrap): Calories 283, Fat 18 g, Sat 2.5 g., Cholesterol 35 mg, Fiber 4.5 g, Protein 20 g, Carbohydrates, 13.5 g, Sodium 157 mg

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