Quick Dish: Ground Turkey with Mushrooms & Herbs Over Pasta

Here is another quick dish favorite of mine. Beware; this is so good it is hard not to eat too much! Serve the turkey over whole wheat or brown rice pasta with steamed veggies. IMG_0574



  • 1 pound of lean, ground turkey
  • 1.5 cups of brown mushrooms (or any mushroom of your choice), sliced
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1/4 bundle of cilantro, chopped
  • 1/4 bundle of parsley, chopped
  • 4 sprigs of thyme, leaves pulled off
  • 1 large red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1/2 -3/4 cup of white wine (or broth if you prefer)
  • 1/3 of a cube of healthy bouillon such as Rapunzel (omit if you are using broth instead of wine)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil


  1. Heat oil over medium heat in a large pan.
  2. Add onions and garlic, sauté for a couple of minutes
  3. Add mushroom, sauté for a couple of minutes
  4. Add turkey, saute and brown for a couple of minutes. You will have to separate the turkey with a stainless steel spatula during this cooking stage.
  5. Add wine and bouillon or broth and herbs. Set a little bit of cilantro & parsley aside as a garnish
  6. Cook on low heat with lid on for about 5-7 minutes until turkey is fully cooked
  7. Garnish with cilantro and parsley and serve over pasta.