Great Ground Turkey Recipes: Rah, Rah, Rah!
For many cooks, ground turkey is the second-string of ingredients; they only pull it off the bench (or out of the freezer) when they need to replace a favorite choice, such as ground beef.
With apologies for the extended football metaphor, we insist that ground turkey should be treated like a star quarterback; this tasty protein definitely has the stats to carry any meal! Lean ground turkey is low in fat and sodium, and it’s relatively low in price. Most importantly, it’s also delicious.
Football season is right around the corner, and with it comes tailgate parties, homecoming festivities and lazy weekend afternoons watching your favorite team. With that in mind, we’re giving you some of our favorite ground turkey recipes that are perfect for any football-viewing event on your schedule, or just a quiet dinner at home. From a ground turkey tacos to a rich turkey chili, these dishes prove ground turkey is definitely an all-star addition to any menu.
Creamy and satisfying, this stroganoff is a delicious choice for a fall evening. Sweet red pepper and earthy mushrooms add flavor to the ground turkey.
Cinnamon, cumin and allspice give the ground turkey in this taco recipe a complex sweet and smoky flavor. Serve these tacos alongside a creamy guacamole for a delicious Mexican-inspired feast.
Who doesn’t love spaghetti and meatballs? For a healthier take on the original, try these meatballs made from ground turkey — lighter, but no less flavorful. (They make great sandwiches, too!)
Ground turkey makes a savory and tasty filling for sweet acorn squash in this dish. It takes only five minutes to prepare, so it’s perfect for a busy evening.
Nothing beats a bowl of chili on a cool evening. This hearty recipe is sure to satisfy even the pickiest of eaters.
This one-pot dinner is easy to fix and still full of flavor. If you have extra time, feel free to add more veggies such as green onions or chopped tomatoes to the mix.
Looking for more ideas? Explore all our ground turkey recipes!