Try this simple ground turkey sweet potato skillet is just what you need the next time you’re searching for a hearty dinner you can throw together quickly on those busy weeknights when you don’t have a lot of time. Check out the quick video below to see how easy it all comes together:

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2 Tbs. olive oil
1 lb. ground turkey
1 Tbs. garlic, minced
1-½ Cup onion, diced
1 Cup yellow pepper, diced
3 Cup sweet potato, diced
1-½ tsp. kosher salt
1 tsp. black pepper
1-½ Tbs. cumin, ground
1 tsp. chili powder
½ Cup water
½ Cup mozzarella, shredded
¼ Cup cilantro, chopped – divided


In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium high heat. Add ground turkey and brown lightly before adding garlic. Continue cooking until meat is cooked through, about 8 minutes.

Add the cumin, chili powder and season with salt and pepper. Cook another 1-2 minutes.

Add onions and yellow peppers and cook until the onions start to brown. Add sweet potatoes, stirring to combine before adding water to the pan. Mix well and cover for about 5 minutes or until sweet
potatoes are tooth tender but not soft. Adjust seasoning as needed and mix in ½ the cilantro. Top with mozzarella cheese.

Once cheese has melted, garnish with additional cilantro.