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20+ Delicious, Healthy Ground Turkey Recipes

If you’ve ever wondered what to cook with the ground turkey lurking in your fridge or freezer, I’ve got you covered. I rounded up over 20 of the best ground turkey recipes that are perfect for your dinner menu. These flavorful and easy recipes using ground turkey are protein-packed and guaranteed to be staples in your house.

Reasons to love ground turkey

Ground turkey is one of my go-to meats to cook with, especially for lightened up comfort foods. You’ll love using it in recipes because it’s:

  • Packed with lean protein
  • Super versatile and the perfect swap for beef (if you’re looking to cut down on red meat)
  • Easy to cook with and season to make your fav recipes

I separated these ground turkey recipes into chilis & soups, meatballs & meatloaves, burgers, patties & sandwiches, delicious pasta recipes and fun comfort foods that are perfect for feeding the whole family or meal prepping. If you happen to have ground chicken on hand instead, feel free to use that! They are interchangeable.

Enjoy these meals as is or with your fav side dishes and enjoy!

healthy turkey chili in a bowl with toppings

Chilis & Soups

The Best Healthy Turkey Chili

Creamy Tomato Orzo Soup with Mini Turkey Meatballs

Slow Cooker Black Bean Pumpkin Turkey Chili

Two-Bean and Corn Chipotle Turkey Chili

Clean Eating Chipotle Turkey Quinoa Chili

turkey meatballs in a skillet with tomato basil sauce and burrata

Meatballs & Meatloaves

Juicy Turkey Meatballs in Tomato Basil Sauce with Burrata

Greek Turkey Meatballs with Lemon Orzo & Creamy Feta Yogurt Sauce

Slow Cooker Sweet & Spicy BBQ Cranberry Turkey Meatballs

Cheddar-Stuffed Sweet Potato BBQ Turkey Meatloaf

Jalapeno-Cheddar Stuffed Enchilada Turkey Meatloaf

moroccan-inspired turkey burger topped with feta sauce, lettuce and red onion

Burgers, Patties & Sandwiches

Moroccan-Spiced Turkey Burgers with Creamy Feta Sauce

Sweet & Spicy BBQ Bacon Hawaiian Turkey Burgers

Maple Blueberry Turkey Sausage Breakfast Patties

Jalapeño Curry Turkey Burgers

Pesto Turkey Burger Sliders on Sweet Potato Buns

30 Minute Healthier Turkey Sloppy Joes with Homemade Sauce!

healthy hamburger helper in a bowl

Pasta Party

One Pan Lightened Up Hamburger Helper

The Best Healthy Turkey Lasagna You’ll Ever Eat

Saucy Baked Pumpkin Pasta

The BEST Zucchini Lasagna Recipe (low carb!)

Low Carb Eggplant Lasagna with the Best Turkey Meat Sauce + Burrata

slow cooker turkey tacos in a container with parchment paper

Fun Comfort Foods

Amazing Easy Turkey Tacos (with a slow cooker option!)

Turkey Picadillo (with a slow cooker option!)

Indian-Inspired Shepherd’s Pie

White Bean, Spinach & Turkey Stuffed Bell Peppers with Burrata

Cheesy Quinoa and Turkey Sloppy Joe Stuffed Bell Peppers

Use ground turkey in any of these delicious recipes

  • One Pan Ginger Chicken Meatballs with Peanut Sauce
  • Cheddar-Stuffed Buffalo Chicken Meatloaf
  • Buffalo Chicken Meatballs with Bleu Cheese Yogurt Dip
  • White Chicken Chili Pie with Pumpkin Cornbread Crust
  • Freezer-Friendly Green Chile Chicken Burritos
  • Firecracker Chicken Meatballs with Cilantro Coconut Pineapple Rice
  • Buffalo Zucchini Chicken Burgers
  • Chipotle Chicken Tostadas with Pineapple Salsa
  • 30-Minute Sesame Chicken Green Bean Stir Fry
  • One Pan Cilantro Chicken Meatballs in Mango Coconut Sauce
  • Healthy Enchilada Chicken & Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers
  • Slow Cooker Black Bean Quinoa Pumpkin Chicken Chili
  • Sheet Pan Zucchini Chicken Meatballs with Coconut Curry Sauce
  • Cheesy Chicken Quinoa Enchilada Meatloaf Muffins
  • Paleo Turmeric Chicken Meatballs with Green Tahini Sauce

If you make any of these recipes using ground turkey be sure to leave a comment & a rating so I know how you like it! Enjoy xo!

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