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Turkey and Mango Picadillo (Freezer-friendly)

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PersonalPoints™ per serving
Total Time
32 min
20 min
12 min
Go ahead and savour the slightly spicy Latin flavour of this traditional stew. Made with turkey instead of beef, it’s a real healthy delight.


Uncooked 99% fat-free ground turkey breast

1 pound(s)

Canola oil

1 tbsp(s)

Uncooked scallion(s)

½ cup(s), sliced

Garlic clove(s)

2 clove(s), large, minced

Ground cinnamon

1 tsp(s)

Ground coriander

1 tsp(s)

Cumin seeds

1 tsp(s)

Dried oregano

1 tsp(s)

Ground thyme

1 tsp(s)

Fat free salsa

1 cup(s), thick-and-chunky style


1½ large, or 1 large, cubed, or 15 oz cubed, frozen mango chunks (unsweetened)

Cooked long grain brown rice

2 cup(s), kept hot


  1. Cook turkey in a large skillet over medium-high heat until browned, about 5 minutes. Drain off any fat.
  2. Add oil to skillet and heat over medium-high heat until sizzling. Stir in scallions, garlic, cinnamon, coriander, cumin, oregano and thyme. Cook, stirring, for 2 minutes. Gently stir in salsa and mango. Cover and cook until heated through, about 2 minutes more. Serve over brown rice. Yields about 3/4 cup of stew and 1/2 cup of rice per serving.
  3. Freezing and thawing instructions: Prepare stew recipe and place cooled product in a freezer-safe container, cover tightly and freeze. When ready to eat, thaw in refrigerator and then reheat in a large skillet over medium-heat for about 10 minutes. You may need to add more salsa to prevent dryness Or, reheat thawed casserole in microwave.
  4. This recipe is part of our Cook Ahead and Freeze Series. Find mouth-watering recipes that’ll help you put meals on the table in minutes during stressful or busy times. Homemade ‘fast-food’ was never so easy and healthy ‘frozen dinners’ never tasted so good! Try some of our other fabulous freezable recipes such as Chile-Spiced Red Snapper and Couscous Stew, Mexican Meatloaf, Mustard-Dill Chicken in Foil Packs and Roasted and Stuffed Smothered Eggplant.