Turkey Recipes

Here's a quick, weeknight dish the whole family will love! Turkey cutlets with a wonderful Parmesan crust lightly pan-fried in just enough oil and butter to make it yummy, without making it greasy and high in calories.

Turkey Cutlets with Parmesan Crust

These EASY Bacon Topped Petite Turkey Meatloaf with BBQ Sauce are so moist with the addition of grated zucchini to the meatloaf mix!

Bacon Topped Petite Turkey Meatloaf with BBQ Sauce

Turkey Santa Fe Zucchini Boats are one of my favorites! Hollowed out zucchini boats stuffed with a cumin spiced ground turkey and black bean mixture with summer corn and tomato, baked in the oven with melted cheese – YUM!

Turkey Santa Fe Zucchini Boats

My trick to making the juiciest turkey burgers EVER is by adding grated zucchini! A huge bonus if you want your kids to eat more veggies – they'll never know!

Turkey Burgers with Zucchini

Making your own turkey sausage patties from scratch is easy – and bonus, no processed ingredients! I'm so honored to have my friend Jackie share this recipe here on Skinnytaste as a guest post. Jackie is an incredible chef with Celiac, and has a blog called CAFE, Celiac and Allergy Friendly Epicurian where she shares her gluten-free recipes. I made these for breakfast today with my Red Pepper Egg-In-A-Hole and it was delish!

Turkey Sausage Patties From Scratch

It's snowing in New York – perfect soup day! And black bean soup with smoked turkey is a hearty, filling, fiber-rich soup. The kind of soup that sticks to your bones on a cold day like today.

Pressure Cooker Smoked Turkey Black Bean Soup

One Pot Cheesy Turkey Taco Chili Mac

Turkey tenderloins stuffed with a sweet and savory filling of butternut squash, cranberries, sage and pecans – this tastes like Thanksgiving, all wrapped up in one dish!

Butternut Stuffed Turkey Tenderloin with Cranberries and Pecans

Slow Cooker Moroccan Chickpea and Turkey Stew

Mini Turkey Meatball Vegetable Soup is kid-friendly and perfect to warm up to on a chilly autumn night.

Turkey Meatball Vegetable Soup

These sweet plantains are baked in the oven and then stuffed with a savory turkey picadillo filling and topped with cheese – pretty hard to resist!

Turkey Picadillo Stuffed Sweet Plantains

These Broccoli Rabe Turkey Burgers are deliciously flavorful – I skipped the bun, served them over lettuce and topped with sauteed broccoli rabe

Broccoli Rabe Turkey Burgers

Naked Turkey Bruschetta Burger are healthy, delicious, turkey burgers made juicy thanks to added zucchini and topped with a summer garden tomato bruschetta topping over a bed of baby arugula – no bun required!

Naked Turkey Bruschetta Burger

Making meatloaf in the skillet is perfect for busy weeknights – it's ready in less than 30 minutes! I took my basic turkey meatloaf recipe, swapped the ketchup for jarred Mina Harrisa (or you can use homemade), added shredded zucchini and made them in the skillet.

Skillet Harissa Turkey Meatloaf

These Asian inspired meatballs are out of this world! Made with ground turkey, ginger, scallions, cilantro and sesame oil with a tangy sesame-lime dipping sauce

Asian Turkey Meatballs With Lime Sesame Dipping Sauce

This turkey meatball spinach tortellini soup is an easy, kid-friendly soup and a great way to warm up on a cold winter night. One large bowl is under 300 calories and is very satisfying.

Turkey Meatball Spinach Tortellini Soup

This super easy macaroni casserole is a baked pasta dish with ground turkey, veggies, marinara sauce and cheese. Kid-friendly and no need to pre-cook the pasta!

Easy Macaroni Casserole

These Santa Fe turkey lettuce wraps are SO good, you'll WANT to save some leftover turkey just to make them (or leftover chicken breast would work too)! Have you ever had the Spinach Santa Fe Egg Rolls with the Cilantro Ranch Dipping Sauce from Chili's? They're dangerously good – I don't even want to know how many calories they are. That's where the inspiration for these lighter lettuce wraps came from.

Turkey Santa Fe Lettuce Wraps

Turkey Pastelón is made of  strips of sweet plantains layered with savory picadillo and cheese. It's that sweet salty thing that makes this taste SOOOO good!

Turkey Pastelón (Sweet Plantain Lasagna)

This loaded baked potato is stuffed with lean turkey chili, reduced fat shredded cheese and topped with some fresh chives – a quick, easy weeknight meal.

Loaded Turkey Chili Baked Potato

This one's just for the kiddos (or picky family members)! A mild, kid-friendly chili is made with ground turkey, corn, bell pepper, tomatoes and spices. Top it with your favorite toppings, and serve it with some chips on the side for the perfect, back to school lunch.

Crock Pot Kid-Friendly Turkey Chili Recipe

Zucchini noodles and meatballs – when it comes to zucchini noodles, it doesn't get more classic than that! I've been making zucchini noodles long before I got my spiralizer, but now they are so popular you can even buy them pre-cut in the supermarket!

Zoodles and Meatballs (zucchini noodles with slow cooker turkey meatballs)

Turkey burgers with a cayenne pepper kick! Here's a fun way to turn boring turkey burgers into something with a little more exciting. If you're a buffalo wing fan, you'll love the flavors in this turkey burger topped with a broccoli slaw tossed with my very own homemade blue cheese dressing.

Buffalo Turkey Cheeseburger with Blue Cheese Broccoli Slaw

Turkey sausage, peppers and onions slow cooked in the crock pot with crushed tomatoes and spices for an easy weeknight meal. Serve this on a roll with baby spinach and melted cheese if desired for a sloppy yet delicious sandwich.

Crock Pot Italian Sloppy Joe

Shepherd's pie filled with ground turkey sautéed with mixed vegetables, sliced mushrooms and fresh herbs with a savory garlic sweet potato topping. Comfort food without the guilt!

Turkey Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie

A hearty vegetable soup made with kale, potatoes, carrots and turkey sausage, or even chicken sausage if you prefer.

Kale and Potato Soup with Turkey Sausage

Santa Fe Turkey Stuffed Peppers

Santa Fe Turkey Stuffed Peppers