Ground Turkey Burrito Bowl for Meal Prep

August 6, 2017 / HEALTHY RECIPES
ground turkey burrito bowl
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Looking for something that’s easy to make, good enough to eat for a few days and not boring? Then this ground turkey burrito bowl is the perfect meal prep dish for you!

Clean eating ground turkey recipes with great flavor aren’t always easy to come by, but this ground turkey burrito bowl is delicious and you’ll look forward to it every day.

Even my picky toddler eats it, so it’s a win/win having a healthy meal ready for him as well.

The best part is, it’s super simple.

ground turkey burrito bowl

You’ll cook your ingredients, which are all easy to cook. Then you’ll assemble your four meals in your meal prep containers. And that’s it, a healthy and filling lunch is ready for the next 4 days!

ground turkey burrito bowl

Ground Turkey Burrito Bowl Video

Full Ground Turkey Burrito Bowl Recipe

ground turkey burrito bowl

Serving size: 4

Ground Turkey Burrito Bowl Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup uncooked brown rice
  • ⅛ tsp salt
  • 1 lime
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 lb lean ground turkey
  • 2 tablespoons low sodium taco seasoning
  • Thin slice of pure butter (to taste)
  • 4 ears corn on the cob, husks & silk removed
  • chili powder to taste
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • salsa
  • optional: ¼ cup shredded cheese (cheddar or mozzarella)
  • optional: 1 avocado

Ground Turkey Burrito Bowl Directions

  1. Cook brown rice according to package directions, adding salt to the cooking water and squirting with lime when done.
  2. Boil corn for about 7 minutes, until done.
  3. Spray pan with pure olive oil and saute onions until translucent, stirring occasionally.
  4. Add turkey to pan over medium heat, tossing in the taco seasoning and breaking it up as you cook. Cook turkey until cooked through.
  5. Slice kernels off of the cob, put in bowl, mix with butter, salt, pepper and chili powder- all to taste.
  6. Assemble turkey bowls for meal prep:  ­1/2 cup of cooked rice,  ­1/2 cup corn kernels, ­1/4 of the cooked ground turkey, 1/2 cup salsa, 1/3 cup of cheese (optional), 1/4 avocado (optional)

Tip: Do not add avocado until you are ready to eat it, or it will go bad.

Tip: Put salsa in a silicone muffin liner so you can easily remove it when it’s time to reheat the rest of the meal.

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Meal Prep Containers

If you are meal prepping, it’s important to have enough high quality meal prep containers to pack your food, reheat, wash and repeat.

These meal prep containers have lasted me years and are still going. They are amazing, especially for the low price.

You can throw them in the dishwasher and they microwave well. There are also bento like meal prep containers and glass meal prep containers if you prefer those.

Whatever you choose, just make sure you have enough to store a few meals and that they will fit neatly in your fridge.

ground turkey burrito bowl

Delicious and healthy ground turkey burrito bowl with brown rice for meal prep!
4  Comments
  • Jennifer says:
    August 7, 2017 at 11:33 pm

    This is a great idea Jessica, now I sometimes buy ground turkey, but just like ground chuck (which has a little less fat than what they call “ground beef”) I always stick to a certain ratio (85/15 or 80/20) What type of ratio do you recommend for lean ground products that isn’t too tough (I never liked 90 for that reason).

    • Jessica says:
      August 8, 2017 at 7:56 am

      I always get at least 93/7 or the leanest they have. How do you cook it? That may make a difference!

      • Jennifer says:
        August 14, 2017 at 12:32 am

        Wow that’s pretty lean! I do try to be pretty diligent about skimming off the fat 🙂

  • Monique says:
    August 13, 2017 at 10:28 pm

    Now this is a recipe I can handle. And I love lean ground turkey!

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