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ITG Recipes for Steps 1-3

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Mexican Zucchini Skillet

For All Stages of the ITG Diet Plan

Category:  Main Dishes  - 


For 4 Servings(s) ()


  • 2 Medium Zucchini- halved, quartered or spiraled
  • 1.5 pound(s) Ground Turkey
  • 2 Garlic Cloves- minced
  • 1 cup(s) Tomatoes- diced
  • 1 Green Chili Pepper- diced
  • 1 tablespoon(s) Chili Powder
  • 1 teaspoon(s) Ground Cumin
  • 1 teaspoon(s) Salt
  • 0.5 teaspoon(s) Black Pepper
  • 0.5 teaspoon(s) Onion Powder
  • 0.25 teaspoon(s) Crushed Red Pepper Flakes

Mexican Zucchini Skillet Directions

  1. Cook over medium heat ground turkey, minced garlic, salt and pepper until turkey is browned
  2. Add tomatoes, chili pepper and the remaining spices. Cover and simmer on low heat for about 10 minutes
  3. Add zucchini and cover. Cook for about 10 more minutes until zucchini is cooked but still a little firm
  4. Can add cilantro for optional garnish

Your comments on this recipe (1)

by tandb , on Monday, 20 May 2019
So good. I use lean ground venison, season liberally with garlic powder and onion powder as it cooks. We like it spicy so I use a can of Rotel and dice a jalapeno (no seeds) for the tomato/chili flavor.
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