Serves 5 – 6 People
1 lb. Lean ground turkey
½ Tsp. Fresh ground pepper
¾ Tsp. Garlic powder
¼ Tsp. Kosher salt
½ Medium onion, diced
2 Stalks Celery, diced
½ Green bell pepper, diced
½ Cup Brown Rice
¾ Tsp. Dried basil, crushed
½ Tsp. Dried oregano, crushed
1 (10 ¾ ounce) Can Tomato soup; low-fat and lower sodium variety
1 ¼ Cups Water
1 to 1 ½ Cups Frozen tender sweet peas or frozen sweet corn
1 to 2 Tbls. Parmesan cheese, grated (optional)
Heat a 12 inch non-stick skillet on medium high. Add olive oil to skillet; spread the oil coating the bottom of the skillet. Add the ground turkey, ground pepper, garlic powder and salt; mix with a wooden spoon to combine. Cook just until turkey begins to brown, about 5 minutes.
Add onions and celery; continue to cook until onions become translucent, about 3 minutes. Add bell pepper and rice; cook another 2 minutes. Add basil, oregano, tomato soup and water to the mixture, stir to combine.
Bring mixture to a boil,reduce heat to low, cover and cook for about 15 minutes. Add the frozen peas, or corn to the mixture; cook for another 10 to 15 minutes, or until rice becomes tender. Top with the grated cheese (optional ingredient) and serve.