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7 Fast and Easy Ground Turkey Recipes

March 6, 2024
Courtesy of Two Peas and Their Pod

When it comes to making easy, delicious, healthy meals, is there anything ground turkey can’t do? Just when we thought we’d seen all the best recipes, we found even more. Not only is ground turkey packed with protein, but it also cooks quickly, and its mild flavor means it pairs well with all kinds of flavor profiles. Grab a package and whip up one of these simple, tasty ground turkey recipes tonight.

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  1. Turkey Tacos

Turkey tacos

Courtesy of Two Peas and Their Pod

Tacos are always a good idea, and ground turkey makes these super quick. With plenty of aromatic spices to flavor the meat and your favorite fixings on top, these tacos are sure to become a favorite.

Try this recipe from Two Peas and Their Pod.

2. Ground Turkey Soup

Ground turkey soup

Courtesy of Wholesome Yum

We love this veggie-rich soup recipe as written, but it’s also easy to switch up depending on what you have on hand. Swap the onion and bell pepper for other vegetables, toss in some greens, use a different bean instead of chickpeas, change the seasonings – the possibilities are endless. No matter what you do, you can have this fragrant soup on the table in 30. 

Try this recipe from Wholesome Yum.

3. One Pot Ground Turkey Pasta

Turkey pasta

Courtesy of A Saucy Kitchen

We always love a 30-minute, one-pan meal, and this one is truly fuss-free thanks to ground turkey.It has plenty of veggies for nutrients and fiber, plus a splash of balsamic vinegar to brighten the flavor. Leftovers would be delicious for lunch the next day.

Try this recipe from A Saucy Kitchen.

4. Mediterranean Turkey Salad

Mediterranean turkey salad

Courtesy of Lexi’s Clean Kitchen

Try a different spin on a Mediterranean salad with this recipe, perfect for dinner or lunch. Along with spinach, artichoke hearts, tangy feta, cucumbers, and tomatoes, you’ll find ground turkey seasoned with a touch of cumin. A Greek yogurt-based creamy lemon dressing ties it all together.

Try this recipe from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen.

5. Ground Turkey Lettuce Wraps

Turkey lettuce wraps

Courtesy of Lakeshore Lady

When it comes to ground turkey recipes, we love a lettuce wrap. These Asian-inspired lettuce wraps make for a healthy and satisfying meal that’s perfect for a light lunch or dinner. Butter or Boston lettuce leaves hold the filling nicely and add crunch. Don’t forget the sriracha, if you like things on the spicy side.

Try this recipe from Lakeshore Lady.

6. Turkey Spinach Stir Fry

Turkey spinach stir fry

Courtesy of A Fork’s Tale

A stir fry is a perfect weeknight meal, with just a few ingredients and only 20 minutes of prep and cook time. Serve it over rice, cauliflower rice, or noodles for a complete meal.

Try this recipe from A Fork’s Tale.

7. Turkey Sweet Potato Skillet

Turkey sweet potato skillet

Courtesy of The Schmidty Wife

This turkey-sweet potato skillet brings a perfect balance of savory and sweet. With turkey, black beans, sweet potatoes, smoky chipotle chili powder, and cheddar, it’s a stick-to-your-ribs meal you’ll want to make on repeat. It’s great for dinner – or top it with fried eggs and call it brunch.

Try this recipe from The Schmidty Wife.

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