Embark on a culinary journey with our Turkey and Vegetable Stir-Fry with Brown Rice, a delightful dish that seamlessly combines the savory goodness of lean ground turkey with a colorful array of fresh vegetables, all stir-fried to perfection. This recipe not only tantalizes the taste buds with its flavorful blend of ingredients but also offers a nutritious, easy-to-make option for those seeking a well-balanced meal under 800 calories. Packed with lean protein, fiber-rich vegetables, and wholesome brown rice, this stir-fry is a fantastic choice for individuals looking to indulge in a delicious and health-conscious dinner.


  • – 1 lb lean ground turkey
  • – 2 cups mixed vegetables (broccoli florets, bell peppers, snap peas, carrots, etc.)
  • – 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • – 1 tablespoon ginger, grated
  • – 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • – 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
  • – 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • – 2 cups cooked brown rice
  • – Green onions, sliced, for garnish
  • – Sesame seeds, for garnish (optional)


  1. In a large skillet or wok, heat sesame oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Add minced garlic and grated ginger, sautéing for about 1 minute until fragrant.
  3. Add ground turkey to the skillet, breaking it apart with a spatula, and cook until browned.
  4. Add the mixed vegetables to the skillet and stir-fry for 3-5 minutes until they are tender-crisp.
  5. In a small bowl, mix together soy sauce and hoisin sauce, then pour the sauce over the turkey and vegetables. Stir to combine.
  6. Continue to cook for an additional 2-3 minutes until everything is heated through and coated in the sauce.
  7. Serve the turkey and vegetable stir-fry over cooked brown rice.
  8. Garnish with sliced green onions and sesame seeds if desired.

Health Benefits

This Turkey and Vegetable Stir-Fry with Brown Rice is a wholesome meal that packs a nutritional punch. Lean ground turkey serves as an excellent source of protein, supporting muscle health and providing a satisfying and filling component to the dish. The colorful medley of vegetables adds an array of essential vitamins, minerals, and fiber, contributing to overall well-being and digestive health. By opting for brown rice, you introduce complex carbohydrates that offer sustained energy and additional fiber. This well-balanced stir-fry, with its minimal use of oil and emphasis on lean proteins and vegetables, aligns with a healthy eating pattern, making it a delicious and nourishing choice for those seeking a satisfying, low-calorie meal.