17 Healthy Ground Turkey Recipes Worth Trying

Just a package or two of ground turkey can help you get dinner on the table fast. It’s an all-purpose meat that can be used in any number of cuisines. These all-natural recipes are sure to please the whole family and will help you get dinner on the table fast. You’re welcome.

1. Chili Mac

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This healthy chili mac recipe is a great family meal. One the whole family will love without any complaints. Can’t go wrong with this one!

2. Italian Meatballs

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This Italian meatball recipe is a recipe I’ve made several times over the past few months. They are filling and tasty and go well on sandwiches, on toothpicks for appetizers, or, more traditionally, with pasta.

3. Teriyaki Turkey Skillet

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Bring a taste of Asia to your dinner table with this Teriyaki Turkey Skillet. Lean ground turkey is cooked with a medley of colorful vegetables in a sweet and savory teriyaki sauce. Serve it over steamed rice or noodles for a quick and delicious meal that will quickly become a family favorite.

4. Curry Pineapple Turkey Rice Bowl

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This Curry Pineapple Turkey Rice Bowl is refreshing, flavorful, and healthy, so you can eat it guilt-free. It doesn’t take more than 30 minutes to make, and it’s already a complete meal.

5. Baked Turkey Burgers

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Come home after work and throw a few Baked Turkey Burgers into the oven for a quick and easy dinner tonight.

6. Spaghetti Pie

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Spaghetti Pie is an easy dish to throw together, and it’s one that the entire family will love. It’s full of classic flavors and pairs well with a green salad and some garlic bread.

7. Turkey Vegetable Pasta Salad

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This colorful and nutritious Turkey Vegetable Pasta Salad perfectly combines flavors, textures, and wholesome ingredients. Bursting with the goodness of tender turkey, crisp vegetables, and al dente pasta, this salad is a feast for both the eyes and the palate.

8. Homemade Hamburger Helper Cheeseburger Pasta

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Did you know you can make your own Hamburger Helper mix at home? It’s far healthier, and you can use it to make this delicious Homemade Hamburger Helper Cheeseburger Pasta.

9. Turkey And Garden Vegetable Skillet

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Turkey And Garden Vegetable Skillet combines ground turkey with fresh garden vegetables, all cooked to perfection in one skillet. It’s a great combination of convenience and flavor, making it a great choice for a quick and wholesome meal any day of the week.

10. Sloppy Joe Skillet Casserole

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This Sloppy Joe Skillet Casserole is the ultimate comfort food mash-up! It’s a delicious twist on the classic sloppy joe sandwich, with ground turkey, onions, peppers, and tangy tomato sauce, all topped with a layer of low-carb breading.

11. Italian-Style Cabbage Rolls

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These Italian-Style Cabbage Rolls are made with tender cabbage leaves filled with a savory mixture of ground turkey, herbs, and spices and then baked in a rich tomato sauce.

12. Turkey Chili

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It may be warming up outside, but summertime is a perfect time for a bowl of Turkey Chili. Packed with lean ground turkey, beans, tomatoes, and spices, this hearty chili is the perfect balance of flavors. Serve it with a side of cornbread and a green salad to round out the meal.

13. Skillet Taco Salad

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Who says salads have to be boring? This Skillet Taco Salad is a flavor-packed fiesta in a pan! Seasoned ground turkey, crispy lettuce, juicy tomatoes, creamy avocado, and crunchy tortilla chips come together in a sizzling skillet.

14. Mexican Stuffed Bell Peppers

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These Mexican Stuffed Bell Peppers are a colorful and delicious way to enjoy a complete meal in one dish. Red bell peppers are filled with a flavorful mixture of seasoned ground turkey, corn, spices, and gooey melted cheese. Baked until tender and golden, these stuffed peppers are a feast for your eyes and taste buds.

15. Slow Cooker Mexican-Syle Chili Mac

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Let your slow cooker do all the work with this mouthwatering Slow Cooker Mexican-Style Chili Mac. Ground turkey, beans, corn, tomatoes, and spices simmer together in a tangy sauce, infusing the pasta with rich flavor. Set it, forget it, and come home to a comforting and hearty meal that the whole family will love.

16. Ground Turkey Meatloaf 

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Say goodbye to dry and bland meatloaf with this flavorful Ground Turkey Meatloaf recipe. Lean ground turkey is combined with onions, garlic, and a secret blend of spices and then baked to juicy perfection. The result is a tender and flavorful meatloaf that will have you coming back for seconds.

17. Ground Turkey Meatballs

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These juicy Ground Turkey Meatballs are a healthier alternative to the traditional beef version without sacrificing any flavor. Serve them with your favorite pasta and marinara sauce, and you’ve got a satisfying and guilt-free meal.

Sick Of The Same Ol’ Chicken For Dinner? Here Are 101 New Ways To Make It!

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Having chicken for dinner… again? Here are 101 new ways to level up your dinner game tonight.

Healthy Ground Turkey Dinner Ideas That Actually Taste Good

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Lean ground turkey is a great replacement for ground beef if you are working on your health. Here, we give you 17 Meals with ground turkey that are surprisingly good for you.

While You’re Cooking, Prep Breakfast For Tomorrow Too. It Only Takes 5 Minutes!

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Prepping overnight oats the night before is a fantastic way to ensure that your morning runs smoothly. These delicious oatmeal recipes are prepped in just 5 minutes. In fact, you can even make homemade oatmeal packets with these recipes, so all you have to do is grab a packet and get it in the fridge.

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