If you feel like being creative in the kitchen, why not swap ground chicken or beef for turkey? This versatile protein can be substituted in all of your favorite recipes. From tacos and chili to meatballs, burgers, and stir-fries – there’s nothing you can’t make with this lean and delicious meat.
Try one of these 15 delicious turkey meat recipes for lunch or dinner this week. We promise you’ll fall in love with this tasty variation.
Tender and juicy, smothered in delicious tomato sauce, these turkey meatballs melt in your mouth! They’re full of flavor and great for a quick weeknight meal or appetizer for a party! You’ll love them!
Loaded with peppers, spices and turkey, these ground turkey tacos come together in 30 minutes or less! You’ll simply love that the ground turkey makes for light and healthy tacos, plus with all the seasoning, you won’t taste the healthy, just the deliciousness!
Made with seasoned ground turkey, two kinds of cheese and all wrapped up in flour tortillas, ground turkey enchiladas are incredibly filling and satisfying! The secret here is baking them in red enchilada sauce.
Now it’s time for some delicious chili. It’s packed with lean protein and veggies, and you can either make it a spicy turkey chili if you like or not spicy if that’s your family’s preference. Either way, it may be a winner in your home!
Looking for an easy ground turkey recipe? Then stop here! This is a one-pot pasta that comes together in just 30 minutes. It’s completely packed with good-for-you ingredients from spinach to tomatoes, and ground turkey! Enjoy!
A healthy alternative to traditional stuffed peppers, these ground turkey stuffed peppers are gluten-free too! Topped with cheese, they’re hearty and may become one of your favorite ground turkey recipes!
Seasoned and topped with a BBQ glaze, this turkey meatloaf is full of flavor and completely satisfying. Your family will love this recipe! The key is to add in that flavor and moisture – generously seasoned with sautéed onions and garlic and topped with a barbecue glaze.
A lighter and easier dish, this Firecracker Ground Turkey is the perfect combination of sweet and spicy. And the best part? It comes together in just 15 minutes! You definitely won’t break a sweat making it, but you may when you’re eating it!
Are you a fan of P.F. Changs’ lettuce wraps? Then you will seriously LOVE these. Not only are the flavors in this dish out of this world but the entire recipe only takes about 15 minutes!! If you want to make it a bit more hearty, simply throw in some chopped shiitake mushrooms for added texture and flavor.
Delicious, healthy and completely satisfying! This Ground Turkey Shepherd’s Pie has a cauliflower mash topping that is out of this world! You can’t beat this slimmed-down version of the classic comfort food dish.
A casserole dish that has a fantastic mix of spices, vegetables and lean protein. It comes together in just about 30 minutes! If you’re on weight watchers, then you’ll appreciate that this healthy dinner is just 267 calories and 5 Weight Watchers Freestyle SP.
If you’re one of those people who think they hate turkey burgers, then this one’s for you! These turkey burgers are a tad spicy, a tad smoky, and pair well with chipotle mayo, fresh slaw, or guacamole. Plus, they’re incredibly juicy and moist with cheese mixed right into the burger.
Fast, healthy and convenient for any family weeknight dinner, this Korean Ground Turkey recipe is a must try! With no prepping this meal comes together in only 20 minutes! Pair it with some steamed vegetables, this may just become a meal you come back to time and time again!
If you’re a fan of biscuits and gravy, make this right away! This version will have your mouth watering. This ground turkey gravy is healthy, simple to make, and oh-so-tasty!
With only a few ingredients and a ton of vegetables, this ground turkey stir-fry comes together super fast! Plus it’s completely versatile. Use whatever vegetables you have on hand, make it spicy or mild, and serve it with rice, noodles, or shredded cabbage for a low-carb option.
Easy Turkey Meatballs Recipe
- 1 pounds ground turkey
- 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1 egg beaten
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1/3 fresh parsley chopped
- 1/4 cup minced onion
- 2 cloves garlic minced
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 2 teaspoons black pepper
- 3 tablespoons tomato sauce
- 1 tablespoon dried basil
- In a large bowl, soak breadcrumbs in milk until they are soggy.
- Add other ingredients except for the ground turkey and mix well.
- Add ground turkey and mix with your hand. Make sure not to overwork the meat.
- Use a spoon or melon baller to scoop out the meat mixture and form small balls. Place the balls on a cookie sheet.
- In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the meatballs in one layer and cook, turning until browned all sides, about 6-8 minutes.
- (Optional) Add tomato sauce and simmer until the sauce has thickened and coat nicely onto the meatballs.
- Serve with spaghetti and enjoy!
- If you’d like to bake them in the oven, set the temperature at 350°F and bake for 20-25 minutes.
- These Turkey meatballs are great for meal prep and freeze well. So you can easily double the recipe.