Recipe: Healthy Turkey Stroganoff

A hearty dish that’s easy to put together

Healthy Turkey Stroganoff (Recipe)

Here’s a hearty dish for cool weather that’s easy to put together. The extra lean turkey breast provides protein. The mushrooms, onions and peas add vitamins and minerals. The whole-wheat noodles provide fiber. Guaranteed to please the family!


4 cups cooked 100% whole wheat, extra-wide noodles
8 ounces ground white meat turkey breast, extra lean and skinless
1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
½ cup diced onions
2 packets mushroom gravy mix
½ cup light sour cream1 cup frozen peas, thawed


1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add noodles and follow cooking directions.  When fully cooked, drain pasta.
2. In a large non-stick pan or a pan coated with non-stick cooking spray, sauté the ground turkey breast, mushrooms and onions. Cook thoroughly over medium heat. Drain any liquid remaining.
3. Microwave peas or steam them on stove.
4. In a saucepan, cook mushroom mix as directed. Whisk in light sour cream when finished to avoid curdling.
5. In a serving bowl, combine drained noodles, ground turkey mixture and thawed peas. Pour mushroom and sour cream mix over noodles, and mix gently. Serve with a side dish of steamed vegetables or a tossed salad.

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Nutrition information

Makes 4 servings
Per serving (1½ cups)

Calories: 310
Carbohydrate: 44 g
Protein: 21 g
Total Fat: 6 g
Saturated Fat: 2.5 g
Cholesterol: 34 mg
Sodium: 641 mg
Potassium: 179 mg
Fiber: 6 g
Sugar:  5 g

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  • Rose

    sodium level too high….there must be a way to use low salt broth and thicken it a bit instead….ready made mixes have too much sodium…I will try the recipe but modify it by eliminating the mushroom mix.

    • Health Hub Team

      Thank you, Rose. This recipe is appropriate for children and for adults who are not at risk for high blood pressure. However, reducing sodium content is always good; trial and error is the best approach.
      Andrea Adler, RD, CSP, LD