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Ground Turkey and Rice Recipe

Green Beans, Ground Turkey and Rice

This ground turkey and rice recipe gets a major upgrade by adding crispy green beans and a bit of sesame oil for some extra flavor.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Keyword Ground Turkey and Rice
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 13 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 326 kcal


  • 1 Tbsp. + 1 tsp. sesame oil
  • 1 lb. 93% lean ground turkey raw
  • 5 cups green beans ends trimmed
  • Sea salt (or Himalayan salt) and ground black pepper to taste; optional
  • 1⅓ cups brown rice cooked


  1. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat.

  2. Add turkey; cook, stirring frequently, for 4 to 6 minutes, or until browned and no longer pink.

  3. Add green beans; cook, covered, stirring occasionally, for 4 to 6 minutes, or until green beans are tender crisp.

  4. Season with salt and pepper (if desired); mix well.

  5. Serve each portion over ⅓ cup rice.

Recipe Notes

  • Serve each portion drizzled with 1½ to 2 tsp. reduced sodium soy sauce.  

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Green Beans, Ground Turkey and Rice
Amount Per Serving (1.5 cups)
Calories 326 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 84mg28%
Sodium 158mg7%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 25g50%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.