Sweet Potato Turkey Bake
Quick turkey recipes: Sweet Potato Turkey Bake from ONIE
Sweet Potato Turkey Bake




30 minutes


  • 1 cup quick-cooking barley
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, diced
  • 1 lb 90/10 lean ground turkey
  • 2 tsp dried rosemary
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups frozen kale
  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • 2 Tbsp whole-wheat flour
  • 3/4 cup 1% low-fat milk
  • 1/4 cup unsalted chicken broth
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. In a saucepan, prepare barley according to packet directions. Set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, heat oil over high. Add sweet potatoes, turkey, rosemary & garlic. Cook 10 minutes or until golden brown, crumbling turkey throughout. Add kale & stir to combine.
  3. Lightly coat a large casserole dish with non-stick cooking spray. Combine turkey mixture & barley in the skillet. Spread evenly in the casserole dish.
  4. In the saucepan add flour, milk & broth. Whisk continuously until smooth. Add 1/2 cup of cheese. Whisk until cheese is melted.
  5. Pour sauce over turkey mixture. Top with remaining cheese & bake 10 minutes or until sauce is bubbly & cheese is melted.

Encuentra la receta en español aquí.


Don't like kale or want to switch it up?
Use fresh or frozen spinach instead.