I know many of us stockpiled a number of foods that don’t go bad for a while – but now don’t know what to do with them! Here are 6 QUICK AND EASY ground beef and ground turkey recipes that your family will love. There’s a great mix of comfort food to replace your sloppy joe classics with some healthy options!
You probably already have some recipes on the go for turkey chili or turkey meatloaf. So let’s expand those horizons!
6 Easy Meals to Make with Ground Beef or Ground Turkey
Stuffed Acorn Squash with Ground Beef
1 acorn squash
4 oz ground beef, 90% lean, raw (or turkey)
1 cup mushrooms, small, whole or sliced
1 oz Parmesan cheese, shaved
2 cups lettuce
1 Tbsp creamy dressing (e.g. ranch), less than 50 calories per 2 Tbsp
Dashes: salt, pepper
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
Pierce the skin each squash and microwave for 4 minutes. Once cooled, slice the squash in half and scoop out the seeds.
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Place the squash flesh side down on baking sheet and cook in oven for 20 minutes.
Spray a pan with an oil spray and cook ground beef until cooked through. Add in ½ cup mushrooms (chopped). Sauté for 2-3 minutes.
Once squash has cooked, remove from oven and flip to be flesh side up. Spoon in ground beef & mushroom mixture, top with cheese.
Place the squash back in the oven for 5-10 minutes, or until the cheese has melted.
To make side salad: mix ½ cup mushrooms, lettuce, and dressing