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Food For Thought: Vegetables and Turkey Stir Fry

March 20th, 2013

If you like to roast turkeys and  are often left wondering how to use up all of the leftovers, Foodhero.org has you covered! Add your favorite kinds of vegetables, a few delicious spices, and cooked brown rice and VOILA! A well balanced, oh-so-tasty meal!


Food Hero Recipe

IngredientsClick on the image to enlarge

  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
  •  Thin slices ginger root, minced1 clove
  • garlic, peeled and minced or 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 cup turkey, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 2 cups chopped vegetables, fresh, frozen or canned, such as celery, mushrooms, water chestnuts, bok choy
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon sugar
  • 3 cups cooked brown rice


  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add salt, ginger root, garlic, turkey and vegetables. Stir-fry for 1 minute.
  3. Reduce heat to prevent scorching. Add sugar.
  4. When vegetables are tender, remove pan from heat.
  5. If vegetables are firm, add 1-2 tablespoons of water, cover and cook for 2 more minutes or until tender. Serve over rice (or noodles).
  6. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

* For nutritional information, information about prep time, cooking time, and to adjust ingredients to particular serving sizes, please view this recipe on the Food Hero website here.

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