22 Amazing 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 22 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. Pair them with amazing side dishes and enjoy!

If you make any of these delicious recipes with ground turkey be sure to leave a comment & a rating so I know how you liked it. Enjoy, xo!

Chilis & Soups

bowls of healthy turkey chili with toppings and tortilla chips

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

Meatballs & Meatloaves

turkey meatballs in a skillet with tomato basil sauce and burrata

Juicy Turkey Meatballs in Tomato Basil Sauce with Burrata

Slow Cooker Sweet & Spicy BBQ Cranberry Turkey Meatballs

Cheddar-Stuffed Sweet Potato BBQ Turkey Meatloaf

Jalapeno-Cheddar Stuffed Enchilada Turkey Meatloaf

Burgers, Patties & Sandwiches

hawaiian turkey burger topped with pineapple

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!

Pasta Party

healthy turkey lasagna on a plate with a fork

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

Fun Comfort Foods

slow cooker turkey tacos in a container with parchment paper

Amazing Easy Turkey Tacos (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

Feel free to use ground turkey (instead of ground chicken) in any of these delicious recipes

  • One Pan Ginger Chicken Meatballs with Peanut Sauce
  • Cheddar-Stuffed Buffalo Chicken Meatloaf
  • 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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