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Spicy Turkey Meal Prep Bowls

  • Author: Maryea
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4-6 servings 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


Whether you work from home or go to work everyday, these Spicy Turkey Meal Prep Bowls make healthy eating easy for your busy life! Make with lean ground turkey and vegetables, this makes a flavorful and filling lunch.


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • Kosher salt and freshly cracked pepper, to taste
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeds and stem removed, diced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, seeds and stem removed, diced
  • 1 white or yellow onion, diced
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 can diced tomatoes, with juices
  • 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 12 tablespoons tabasco or any hot sauce you prefer
  • 2 cups fresh spinach
  • 2 cups cooked white or brown rice, for serving


  1. Cook the rice according to package instructions. Set aside.
  2. In a large skillet pan or Dutch Oven, heat olive oil over medium heat. When hot, add ground turkey. Break apart the meat into small pieces as it cooks. Cook the meat for 7 minutes. Salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Add diced bell peppers, onions, garlic powder, red pepper flakes to the skillet. Saute for 7 minutes or until vegetables have softened.
  4. Add diced tomatoes and chickpeas. Continue cooking for 5 minutes.
  5. Add spinach and let it wilt for 2-3 minutes. Let the entire mixture of flavors come together.
  6. How to Meal Prep it: Depending on the size of your containers, you will add ¼-½ cup cooked rice to each container. Add the ground turkey veggie mixture evenly between the containers. 


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  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: recipes
  • Method: meal prep
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe
  • Calories: 258
  • Sugar: 5.5 grams
  • Fat: 12.6 grams
  • Saturated Fat: 2.9 grams
  • Trans Fat: 0 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 13.6
  • Fiber: 2.6 grams
  • Protein: 24.3 grams

Keywords: meal prep bowls