Curried Turkey Pitas

by / ⠀Main dishes Party foods Recipes Sandwiches / June 23, 2014

What’s your schedule like this week? Maybe it’s business as usual at the office; maybe it’s a week of rest and relaxation at the park or at the beach. Whatever your plans are, these Curried Turkey Pitas are sure to fit into your plans. Savory curry livens up ground turkey and pairs nicely with a refreshing yogurt sauce. 

Make it now to have lunch the rest of the week  or share it with your favorite people!

Serves: 4
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes


For the Curried Turkey: 

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 small yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 pound organic ground turkey
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder

For the Yogurt Sauce:

  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried dill
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Pinch of kosher salt and ground black pepper

For Serving:

  • 4 whole wheat pita pockets
  • 1 mango, peeled, pitted and chopped


1. Make the Curried Turkey: In large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and turkey; cook 6 to 8 minutes or until turkey is almost cooked through, breaking up turkey with side of spoon.

2. Reduce heat to medium; stir in water, raisins and curry powder. Cook 3 to 4 minutes or until most liquid is absorbed, stirring occasionally.

3. Meanwhile, make the Yogurt Sauce: In small bowl, stir together all ingredients.

4. Serve turkey mixture in pita pockets with mango and Yogurt Sauce.

Need to cool down? Serve this picnic favorite with some Watermelon Basil Lemonade!

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  • Reply
    July 4, 2014 at 7:47 pm

    this is great! hope to see more recipes, and possibly using nature box ingredients?? ….also, any way to get a calorie estimate?

    • Reply
      Amanda Natividad
      July 28, 2014 at 6:50 pm

      Thank you so much, rscottty! Since everyone makes a recipes a little bit differently, we recommend inputting your quantities into a calorie calculator, like on Hope that helps! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Reply
    Trinity Clopton
    July 6, 2014 at 11:54 pm

    is this supposed to be served cold or warm?

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