12 Best Recipes with Ground Turkey

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We all know that ground turkey is a healthy meal option, however, if you don’t have the right idea, you might end up disappointed. To save you time, I have listed the best 12 ground turkey recipes I have tried in the past few months. Take a look and pick your favorite.

Sweet Potato Lasagna

Here’s one recipe that I tried for the very first time just recently, but it became one of our favorite lasagna variations.

Sweet Potato Lasagna with Meat Recipe
This recipe guides you through making lasagna using layers of thinly sliced sweet potatoes instead of traditional noodles, layered with a savory meat sauce and creamy bechamel. It's a straightforward dish that swaps pasta for sweet potatoes, making it a bit healthier and adding a unique twist.
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sweet potato lasagna recipe

Breaded Savory Ground Turkey Crepes

Craving savory crepes? Here’s one delicious recipe!

Breaded Crepes with Ground Turkey
Enjoy crafting these delicious Breaded Crepes with Ground Turkey for a meal that’s as enjoyable to make as it is to eat!
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ground turkey breaded crepes

Turkey Puttanesca

Enjoy Italian flavors with Turkey Puttanesca – a flavorful dish with black olives.

Turkey Puttanesca
Original puttanesca includes anchovy fillets, but guess what? This one doesn't! That's why I opted for turkey!
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Turkey Puttanesca

Ground Turkey and Rice Casserole

This ground turkey casserole is the perfect way to get the best of both worlds- nutrition and taste! Perfect for a family dinner and as a way to gather your friends, this dish isn’t only food, but an entire experience.

Ground Turkey Casserole (with Cauliflower Rice)
Ground Turkey Casserole (with Cauliflower Rice) has peppers, mushrooms, Monterey Jack, and Feta to kick up the flavors, and it’s delicious!
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Ground Turkey Casserole (with Cauliflower Rice)

Ground Turkey Sandwich

If you are a fan of fast food but are also a seeker of healthier alternatives, this recipe is for you. Comforting, delicious, and healthier than the classic Sloppy Joes, these sandwiches will definitely become a part of your standard menu rotation 

Turkey Sloppy Joes (quick and easy!)
These absolutely delicious ground turkey sloppy joes are a healthier version of the classic, made in one skillet and ready in less than 30 minutes!
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Turkey Sloppy Joes (quick and easy!)

Italian Ground Turkey Skillet

This ground turkey takes minutes to prepare and an eternity to forget! Simple, yet incredibly flavorful, it will delight you with its rustic note combined with a refined tone.

Italian Ground Turkey Skillet
Italian ground turkey skillet with white beans, diced tomatoes and spinach is an easy, flavorful all-in-one-pan dinner that’s ready in just 25 minutes!
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Italian Ground Turkey Skillet

Ground Turkey Meatballs

Since meatballs are one of my favorite dishes, I just couldn’t skip giving you this idea. These healthy, lean, ground turkey meatballs, are moist, delicious, and perfect to make ahead of time. You can serve them as a meal with some marinara sauce, or have them as an addition to any other meal you have.

Turkey Meatballs
For a quick, delicious dinner, you can’t beat this homemade baked turkey meatballs recipe! Juicy, moist, and made with simple ingredients.
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Turkey Meatballs

Ground Turkey and Rice Bowl

If you have leftover rice, don’t throw it out just yet, because you can make a delicious meal if you add ground turkey! Quick and easy, this dish is perfect when you want to get your dinner to the table in no time. 

Ground Turkey Rice Bowls
These easy ground turkey rice bowls combine seasoned ground turkey, rice & toppings. They’re such a delicious choice for busy weeknights!
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Ground Turkey Rice Bowls

Ground Turkey Bolognese 

I usually do this dish with ground beef, but once, I had it all planned, except to buy the meat, so I made do with what I had, which was ground turkey. This ground turkey Bolognese turned out even better than the Bolognese I had planned, so if you are looking for a leaner option, look no further! 

Best-Ever Turkey Bolognese
A lighter take on classic pasta bolognese – turkey bolognese sauce made with ground turkey, tomatoes, & Italian wine. Healthy & hearty!
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Best-Ever Turkey Bolognese

Ground Turkey Shells

If you are like me and enjoy stuffed shells, these ground turkey shells will definitely make it to your standard menu rotation. Delicious and comforting, these shells are perfect for any occasion, especially when you need a little soul food to lift your spirits. 

Ground Turkey Stuffed Shells
Large pasta shells stuffed to the brim with ground turkey and cheese and covered with tomato sauce and yes, even more cheese!
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Ground Turkey Stuffed Shells

Ground Turkey Burger

A delicious alternative to traditional beef burgers, these ground turkey burgers are packed with flavor and easy to make. To elevate the experience, top them with your favorite burger fixings and enjoy a lean. Satisfying and nutritious meal.

The Best Turkey Burger
This turkey burger recipe comes together in 20 minutes with simple ingredients, making it perfect for a quick and easy dinner. The patties are moist, juicy and packed with tons of flavor!
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The Best Turkey Burger

Southwestern Ground Turkey Skillet 

If you are looking for a healthy delicious meal, look no further, as this Southwestern ground turkey and veggies skillet is a protein-packed dish bursting with flavors. To make things even better, it is an easy one-pan dish, meaning the cleaning up is even easier than the cooking!

Southwest Turkey Skillet
This Southwest Turkey Skillet is a one-skillet meal that couldn’t be any easier to whip together. The black beans, tomatoes, and corn in the dish…
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Southwest Turkey Skillet

Asian Turkey Meatballs 

Unique and requiring a unique palate, these Asian turkey meatballs are definitely not for everyone, but they are absolutely worth a shot if you want to try something different. Serve them with rice or noodles, and top with a tangy sesame soy glaze and enjoy the layers of flavor unraveling in your palate.

Asian Turkey Meatballs (30 Minute Meal!)
30 Minute Asian Turkey Meatballs. Baked and tossed in an Asian inspired sauce. Serve as an appetizer or add rice to make it a meal!
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Asian Turkey Meatballs (30 Minute Meal!)

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