3 Things to Make with…Ground Turkey

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ground turkey recipesWhen you find a good deal at your grocery store, it’s smart to stock up — but it can be a challenge to find new, tasty ways to use up all those good bargains. Each week, we bring you three original (often surprising!) recipes that feature the types of ingredients you’re likely to find on sale. Better yet, Recipe.com will even show you whether the ingredient is on sale in your area (as well as any other ingredients for whatever recipes you choose)! Simply click on the recipe and look for this icon:

 

 

Whereas ground beef once reigned as the champ when it came to easy weeknight dinners, today ground turkey is giving it a run for its money. It’s not surprising, really. Ground turkey can be a healthier alternative to ground beef (but it needs to be lean ground turkey), and because turkey has a lighter taste, it allows other ingredients to share the spotlight. Not only that, but ground turkey cooks up just as fast as ground beef, making it a perfect substitute in many dinners, like beef stroganoff, that once were regulars on our mothers’ weekly rotations. If you haven’t tried ground turkey yet, we’ve got two quick-and-easy dinners here that make it a breeze to take it for a spin, plus a mouthwatering quartet of stuffed peppers.

 

 

 

1. Ground Turkey Stroganoff

 

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This stroganoff isn’t the one your mom used to make: here, the mushroom sauce is just a creamy, but the ground turkey replaces the beef and gets a kick from a medley of spices, like paprika, thyme and a bit of fresh parsley.

 

 

2. Curried Turkey with Rice

 

Simple, quick and low-fat … it must be bland, right? Hardly. This Indian-inspired curried turkey with rice is bursting with flavor. Top it with plain yogurt and allow all those flavors to melt together in every bite!

 

 

3. Turkey-Stuffed Peppers

 

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Stuffed peppers always make for a pretty and impressive (or just pretty impressive) meal. The savory combination of turkey, sweet peppers, leek, tomatoes, mushrooms and rice are perfect for a cold-weather night.

 

 

Make ground turkey one of your go-to weeknight staples! Check out all our ground turkey recipes!

 

 

 

 

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