Healthy One Pan Egg and Turkey Skillet Recipe (2024)

If you are looking for a quick, healthy, and delicious meal, you need to try this One Pan Egg and Turkey Skillet. You are going to love it.

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Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. So start your day off right with this Healthy One Pan Egg and Turkey Skillet Recipe.

It is also my favorite meal of the day. I love waking up, eating a big breakfast, and heading off on my day. However, some breakfasts can leave you feeling slow and tired.

This One-Pan Egg and Turkey Skillet is so easy to make and tastes delicious. I love to eat mine with avocados and topping it with salsa. My kids love to put Ketchup on theirs.

If you have busy mornings, this is your cure-all. You can make this One Pan Egg and Turkey Skillet ahead of time, and eat it throughout the week.

It only requires a few simple, clean, and healthy ingredients. You are going to love how delicious and healthy it tastes.

One Pan Egg and Turkey Skillet in the pan all cooked

Don’t hesitate to add your favorite toppings, whether it’s a dollop of sour cream, a drizzle of hot sauce, or some crispy bacon for extra flavor. This versatile recipe also doubles as an easy breakfast option, making mornings a breeze with its hearty and wholesome ingredients.

Incorporating Ground Turkey and Sweet Potato Skillet into your weeknight dinners not only adds a little color to your dinner table but also offers a satisfying and nutritious meal that the entire family can enjoy. With its easy preparation, lots of flavor, and versatility, this recipe is indeed a great way to introduce healthier options without sacrificing taste. So, get your skillet ready and let this flavorful combination of ground turkey, sweet potatoes, and veggies take your weeknight cooking to new heights.

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Do you like Breakfast for dinner?

Breakfast for dinner, is one of my favorite meals. I love all the breakfast foods, so to have it twice in one day is an answered prayer. If you are looking for a simple and delicious meal, this is what you have to make – it’s the best.

Here are a few items you could pair with this One Pan Egg and Turkey Skillet:

  • Healthier Pumpkin Muffins: I love myself some pumpkin muffins, especially when they are healthier than regular pumpkin muffins. This would be a great side dish to have with your healthy skillet.
  • Cinnamon Roll Pull Apart: This is one of the best pull-apart recipes I’ve ever tasted. It is so simple to make, and feeds a crowd.
  • Aloha Pineapple Smoothie: This is such a fun twist on dinner time. If you have kids, they are going to love having some smoothies for dinner, as well as their turkey and egg skillet.
  • Greek Yogurt Fruit Salad: I love how sweet and healthy this recipe is. If you are looking for a simple side dish, this salad will always come to the rescue. It takes minutes to throw together, and is a crowd favorite.

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Could I make One Pan Egg and Turkey Skillet using ground beef?

You could definitely make this recipe, using ground beef. However, ground beef often has a little more fat to it, so we recommend rinsing and draining the beef a few times. I even rinse and drain my ground turkey.

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Serves: 6

One Pan Egg and Turkey Skillet Recipe

5 from 4 votes

If you are looking for a quick, healthy, and delicious meal, you need to try this One Pan Egg and Turkey Skillet. You are going to love it.

Prep Time 5 minutes mins

Cook Time 20 minutes mins

Total Time 25 minutes mins

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Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 6 eggs
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

Nutrition

Calories: 160 kcal · Carbohydrates: 3 g · Protein: 24 g · Fat: 6 g · Saturated Fat: 2 g · Trans Fat: 1 g · Cholesterol: 205 mg · Sodium: 407 mg · Potassium: 407 mg · Fiber: 1 g · Sugar: 2 g · Vitamin A: 465 IU · Vitamin C: 1 mg · Calcium: 40 mg · Iron: 2 mg

Equipment

  • Skillet

Recipe Details

Course: Breakfast

Cuisine: American

Author: Kristen Hills

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  1. Suzanne says:

    Eating this right now. So glad to find a healthy breakfast that tastes really good!Thanks!

  2. Joanne says:

    This will make a healthy dinner for my hubby and I this week.

  3. Kathleen Seitz says:

    Wow! My mouth is watering right now and will make in a few minutes! This is a great breakfast, lunch or dinner recipe! I have been gathering ideas for company we have coming and this will be one of the breakfasts! Thank You!!!!??

  4. Mayra says:

    What sides could you add to this?

  5. KathyR says:

    This was DELISH. We made for dinner tonight. I have a picky 5 yo dtr who eyeballs and vetoes most food groups, but does eat most things Mexican I seasoned the meat with onion powder, garlic powder, sun dried tomato bits, and lawrys chicken (and turkey) seasoning while I browned the meat and added a can of diced tomatoes (juice drained off) reduced the salsa ( for the picky eater) and added shredded cheese the last 2 1/2 minutes. We served dinner with corn tortillas, sour cream, avocados sliced and limes... Can't thank you enough .. A healthy dinner and something we will definitely make again...

  6. KathyR says:

    Almost forgot cut up oranges to go on the side :)

  7. Cyd says:

    Yay!! It's so nice when you can get those picky eaters to eat!! Thanks so much for stopping by our blog.

  8. Jan St John says:

    I used a tomatotillo? salsa-sauce, and it was very tasty. Not very hot-spicy. Had it for dinner and cooked peas to go with it, was great. Will be doing it again, with variations.

  9. naomik says:

    Made this last night for supper and it was a hit! I added some peppers and onions before cooking the turkey and added a little shredded cheese on top at the end. It was delicious! We usually do a weekly "breakfast for supper" day at our house and this recipe is definitely going to make the menu again! Thanks!

  10. Chelsea says:

    Can this be reheated?

  11. Cyd says:

    We reheat any leftovers in the microwave the next day.

  12. Megan says:

    Did you add the pepper and onion along with the salsa?

  13. Lauren Ann Boucher says:

    I made this as a dinner meal. I would add another cup of salsa and serve it over rice to give it more dinnertime substance. The flavor is good, and really, it couldn't be any easier. Service with a salad and pickled beets. Simple and inexpensive

  14. Mary says:

    We served it with tortilla chips..... 2 of my 3 kids are super picky, but will eat most things if I serve tortilla chips with it!

  15. David says:

    My turn to make dinner. Found this recipe and gave it a shot. My wife loved it, and had me save it to make again! Thanks for making me look like a hero!

  16. VeeKay says:

    Super basic but the template is lovely!

  17. Tapple says:

    I used Mango Habanero Sausage and pineapple salsa. Topped with mexican cheese blend.

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  18. Mandy says:

    I love this recipe, I ended up mixing everything and baking it at the end for the extra crunch.

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  19. lovelyvibrant says:

    Wow! Now that I think about it, my mouth is watering and I can't wait to prepare it! This dish works as well for lunch or supper. This is one of the breakfasts I've been planning for the guests we'll soon be hosting. All of this is really appreciated.

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  20. brittany says:

    this was amazing! high protein, healthy, & delicious. i will say though that its more like 2 big servings or 3 small servings depending on your appetite. this is definitely in my meal rotation now

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FAQs

How to cook a turkey egg? ›

Method:
  1. Place the eggs in the smallest pan available and only add enough cold water to cover them.
  2. Put the lid on the solid based pan and place over the highest heat possible.
  3. When the water comes to the boil, remove the pan from the heat and wait for: Small turkey egg 6 minutes,Large turkey egg 6.5 minutes.

What can I do with turkey eggs? ›

You can make omelets, quiches, frittatas, or use them to create delicious custards and creamy desserts. Additionally, you can hard-boil turkey eggs to make deviled eggs or use them in egg salads.

How long does it take to brown ground turkey on the stove? ›

  1. Choose the right kind of ground turkey (85-99% lean)
  2. Preheat a non-stick pan or well-seasoned cast iron skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Add oil or butter to the pan.
  4. Add the ground turkey and season with salt, pepper, and other spices/herbs.
  5. Cook for 7-10 minutes or until fully cooked (internal temperature of 165°F/74°C)
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How to caramelize ground turkey? ›

Start at medium heat in a skillet with some PAM spray, spread out meat so that the surface gets caramelized, drain off liquid while cooking. Heat can be increased last few minutes; watch for scorching. I've found cooking ground turkey in large pan with just enough water to cover it helps it from clumping.

Are turkey eggs healthy to eat? ›

Turkey eggs are absolutely safe to eat. As with any type of egg, it is best to cook, or at least pasteurise them first, to kill harmful bacteria. In fact, turkey eggs are actually pretty good for you. They're a great source of protein, as well as iron, folic acid and vitamin B12.

Why are turkey eggs expensive? ›

It all comes down to cost 💰 Turkeys are much more expensive to feed and take a lot longer to lay an egg. Once they do start laying they only produce around 100 eggs per year.

Can you eat eggs and turkey together? ›

Versatile: Turkey and egg sandwiches are great for post-holiday meals. Load them up with all your favorite leftovers, and serve them for the ultimate family-friendly breakfast, lunch, or dinner that even the pickiest of eaters will enjoy.

Why don t they sell turkey eggs in the store? ›

Turkey eggs don't make economic sense for farmers

According to Modern Farmer, it comes down to economics. To justify the expense of raising turkey eggs, farmers would have to charge about $3 per egg, or $36 a dozen. You can get a lot more chicken eggs for that price.

What is a female turkey called? ›

Adult female turkeys are called hens. Juvenile females are called jennies. Adult females average half the size of male turkeys.

Is turkey meat healthier than ground beef? ›

If you're eating for a healthy heart, lean ground turkey—which is lower in saturated fat—is the better pick for you. Of course, you can still enjoy ground beef from time to time, but choosing lean ground turkey more often will help your heart in the long run.

How do I make my turkey crispy and brown? ›

We're talking 425 degrees for 30 minutes before turning it down to 325. “That will help you begin to immediately brown and crisp the skin,” Belle explains.

Why add egg to ground turkey? ›

Most recipes use egg to bind ground turkey, helping the meat to form into cohesive, juicy patties.

What can I add to ground turkey to make it taste better? ›

How do you add flavor to ground turkey? Turkey meat can be flavored with easy ingredients like kosher salt and pepper, bell peppers, garlic powder, and olive oil. If you're cooking meat, specifically turkey taco meat, hot sauce and enchilada sauce are your best mates.

When not to cook ground turkey? ›

Look & Color

Raw turkey meat should be light pink or beige, depending on the type of meat and its fat content. The meat color becomes dull as time passes, which is normal. However, if the meat has a brown, gray or yellow or green hue, you will want to part ways with it.

How long do you boil a turkey egg for? ›

Turkey egg

Time to boil: Soft boil - 4-5 mins, hard boil - 10-11 mins. Taste: Very high yolk to white ratio. Also much creamier than hen's eggs. Uses: Delicious fried, poached or boiled.

Do turkey eggs need to be turned? ›

Turning the eggs prevents the turkeys from sticking to the shells. If you don't turn the eggs, they likely won't hatch. Turn the eggs more frequently to increase the chances of hatching healthy turkeys. This is a time-consuming process, so invest in an incubator with automatic turning if you hatch a lot of eggs.

How long do turkey eggs stay fresh? ›

Storing eggs longer will produce a greater incidence of hatching failures. The maximum storage period for chickens is about 3 weeks. Some turkey eggs will survive for 4 weeks, but quail will have difficulty developing from eggs stored longer than 2 weeks.

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