Flavorful Ways to Enjoy a Pound of Ground Turkey

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Whether it’s Thanksgiving or not, ground turkey should be a staple addition to your grocery list. This lean meat is a healthier alternative as a source of protein. Plus, it is more versatile than you might think. Check out these recipe ideas for ground turkey that will make this your new go-to choice of meat.

1. Ground Turkey Meatballs

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These ground turkey meatballs are the perfect multi-purpose meatball. This versatile recipe is perfect for using in soups, pasta, creamy sauces, appetizer recipes, meatball subs, rice and noodle bowls, mezze platters, and even just on their own.

2. Ground Turkey Dinner Skillet

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This ground turkey dinner skillet is one of my quick and easy ground turkey recipes. Adding the asparagus adds more nutritional value to this dish, and it is ready on the table in 30 minutes or less.

3. Ground Turkey Meatloaf

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This ground turkey meatloaf is delicious comfort food. It is best served with potatoes and vegetables. It is also an excellent leftover meal, and it tastes just as good.

4. Teriyaki Turkey Skillet

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This Teriyaki turkey skillet is a deliciously flavorful way to use up that pound of ground turkey in your fridge or freezer. If you want, you can turn this into a rice bowl recipe to make it more filling and keep you satisfied for hours.

5. Ground Turkey Breakfast Scramble

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This ground turkey breakfast scramble is perfect if you need a good dose of protein to get your day started right. It is recommended if you want to pack more proteins to your breakfast. You can add any vegetable of your choice, too.

6. Ground Turkey Spaghetti

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Swap out the traditional ground beef spaghetti sauce for a healthier version with Ground Turkey Spaghetti. This ground turkey spaghetti is the perfect, quick, and easy dinner for busy weeknights.

7. 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.

8. Spaghetti Pie

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Have you ever tried a spaghetti pie? It’s a delicious alternative to the same ol’ spaghetti night and makes a terrific weeknight meal.

9. Italian Shepherd’s Pie

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This Italian Shepherd’s pie is a delicious switch from the traditional version. This is a dish the whole family will love.

10. Southwestern Turkey Chili

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This southwestern turkey chili recipe is what you should make for dinner tonight. It’s warm and comforting, goes great with cornbread, and you’ll even have some for lunch the next day.

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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.

This originally appeared on The Gracious Pantry.

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