I had this for breakfast this morning and not only was it delicious but it has kept me going for 8 hours without anything else to eat. That is amazing for me, I usually eat every 3-4 hours. Admittedly I am not training at the moment and am fairly sedentary due to injury, therefore having a lower carb requirement, but even so I am quite astounded! I don’t feel light headed or grumpy, I’m ready to eat now but I am not in emergency procedures!
Turkey meat is high in protein which makes us feel fuller for longer, hence me being full of beans still and not sobbing in a corner somewhere. Getting enough protein ensures maintenance of lean muscle mass and can keep insulin levels stable after meals. The breast meat contains less calories and fat than most other meats. Turkey also contains vitamins B6 and B12, Niacin, Choline, Selenium and Zinc boosting our immune system, mood, red blood cell formation, cognitive function and lowering cholesterol.
As turkey is fairly dry and bland I fried it in coconut all to add richness and flavour. I topped it with avocado because, well, I just love avo and it goes really well with this dish but it would also be nice topped with a fried or poached egg.
This recipe is
OK clearly you cannot make a Turkey Hash vegetarian but you could make a Veggy Breakfast Hash with mushrooms, tomatoes and peppers and then top with avo and/or egg
Fry in lots of butter or coconut oil and top with avo and egg
Serve on toast, mop up the juices with some crusty bread or serve with sauteed sweet potato
You cant life hack it!! Its way to speedy already!
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Eat Clean, High Protein, Breakfast Hash (serves 1)
- 250 gr turkey breast mince
- 5 cherry tomatoes sliced in half
- 1/2 red pepper diced
- 1 handful of kale
- Cooking fat of your choice
- 1 tblsp smoked paprika
- 1 tblsp tomato puree
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1/2 avocado diced
- Heat the oil in a frying pan and add the turkey mince. It tends to clump together so keep breaking it down with a spoon.
- As it is starting to brown add the peppers and tomatoes and continue to stir fry until the peppers are just starting to soften
- Add the kale and cook until just wilting
- Add the tomato puree, smoked paprika and seasoning and stir for about 3 minutes longer
- Spoon onto your plate and top with diced avo
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