Ground Turkey Recipes · Seasonal Cravings

Buckle up for a tasty journey because this article is your gateway to the world of ground turkey recipes that are anything but ordinary. We’re here to prove that ground turkey isn’t just a healthier alternative; it’s a versatile and flavorful star in the kitchen. From savory tacos that’ll transport you to a Mexican street food fiesta to hearty meatballs that redefine comfort food, we’ve got your ground turkey cravings covered. No need for complicated techniques or rare ingredients – just your trusty skillet, a pack of ground turkey, and a whole lot of enthusiasm. So, whether you’re a health-conscious home cook or someone ready to spice up their weekly dinner routine, let’s dive into the delicious realm of ground turkey possibilities!

Healthy Turkey Chili

A bowl of mexican chili with cheese in it.
Healthy Turkey Chili. Photo credit: Seasonal Cravings.

This healthy chili is packed with protein and nutrients from lean ground turkey and sweet potatoes! It’s a satisfying meal perfect for any time of the year.
Get the Recipe: Healthy Turkey Chili

Instant Pot Turkey Quinoa Chili

A hand grabbing a tortilla from a bowl of chili.
Instant Pot Turkey Quinoa Chili. Photo credit: Seasonal Cravings.

Break out the Instant Pot for this wholesome, comforting Turkey Quinoa Chili. It’s packed with turkey, beans, quinoa and spices that will warm you up on a cold night. {gluten free}
Get the Recipe: Instant Pot Turkey Quinoa Chili

Ground Turkey Quesadilla

Quesadillas with meat and cheese on a plate.
Ground Turkey Quesadilla. Photo credit: Midwexican.

For a quesadilla that’s on the lighter side, a lean Ground Turkey Quesadilla is a fantastic option, especially paired with a Mustard Crema.
Get the Recipe: Ground Turkey Quesadilla

Honey Sriracha Turkey Meatballs

A bowl of noodles with meatballs and green peas.
Honey Sriracha Turkey Meatballs. Photo credit: Our Happy Mess.

These sticky, sweet and spicy honey sriracha meatballs make an easy weeknight dinner, or a crowd-pleasing party appetizer!
Get the Recipe: Honey Sriracha Turkey Meatballs

Ground Turkey Zucchini Lasagna Recipe {Low Carb}

A person scooping a slice of zucchini lasagna out of a baking dish.
Ground Turkey Zucchini Lasagna Recipe {Low Carb}. Photo credit: Haute And Healthy Living.

This ground turkey zucchini lasagna is lighter than your classic lasagna but equally delicious! It’s so good, you won’t even miss the noodles!
Get the Recipe: Ground Turkey Zucchini Lasagna Recipe {Low Carb}

Copycat Panera Turkey Chili

A bowl of chili with sour cream and tortilla chips.
Copycat Panera Turkey Chili. Photo credit: The Food Hussy.

Panera Turkey Chili is a favorite in our house! Filled with 10 different vegetables along with ground turkey – you will love every bite!
Get the Recipe: Copycat Panera Turkey Chili

Healthy Zucchini Turkey Burgers

A burger with lettuce and tomato on a plate.
Healthy Zucchini Turkey Burgers. Photo credit: Haute And Healthy Living.

These healthy zucchini turkey burgers makes a quick lunch or dinner, and are packed with delicious flavour. So easy and juicy!
Get the Recipe: Healthy Zucchini Turkey Burgers

Ground Turkey Pasta With Broccoli

A bowl of pasta with meat and broccoli on a wooden table.
Ground Turkey Pasta With Broccoli. Photo credit: Sugar & Snap Pears.

Prepare this creamy Ground Turkey Pasta with Broccoli for cheesy comfort food your entire family will love! Made in one pot in 30 minutes!
Get the Recipe: Ground Turkey Pasta With Broccoli

Ground Turkey Teriyaki Stir Fry

A bowl of thai beef salad with lettuce, carrots and cucumbers.
Ground Turkey Teriyaki Stir Fry. Photo credit: Easy Family Recipes.

This 25 minute, one pan ground turkey teriyaki stir fry is a versatile, easy dinner recipe with familiar flavors the whole family will love.
Get the Recipe: Ground Turkey Teriyaki Stir Fry

Pumpkin Turkey Chili

A person is holding a spoon full of mexican stew.
Pumpkin Turkey Chili. Photo credit: Busy Family Recipes.

This rich, savory Pumpkin Turkey Chili is an easy 30-minute meal that allows you to enjoy the flavors of the season even on busy weeknights!
Get the Recipe: Pumpkin Turkey Chili

Ground Turkey Tacos

Two tacos on a plate with guacamole and sour cream.
Ground Turkey Tacos. Photo credit: Easy Family Recipes.

Ground turkey tacos are the BEST and your family will love them. The meat is naturally gluten free, dairy free, low carb, and kid friendly!
Get the Recipe: Ground Turkey Tacos

Easy Turkey Lentil Soup Recipe

A bowl of stew with onions and greens on a yellow tablecloth.
Easy Turkey Lentil Soup Recipe. Photo credit: Home Cooking Collective.

This easy and hearty soup makes for a delicious weeknight meal, brimming with warm spices, turkey, lentils, and fresh herbs.
Get the Recipe: Easy Turkey Lentil Soup Recipe

Turkey Teriyaki Bowls

A white bowl with rice and meat in it.
Turkey Teriyaki Bowls. Photo credit: Easy Family Recipes.

These Teriyaki Turkey Bowls feature jasmine rice, teriyaki turkey, cucumber, carrots, cabbage, and spicy mayo. Ready in just 25 minutes!
Get the Recipe: Turkey Teriyaki Bowls

Turkey and Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers (without Rice)

Stuffed red peppers on a baking sheet.
Turkey and Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers (without Rice). Photo credit: The Heirloom Pantry.

Turkey and Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers (without rice) feature a medley of turkey, quinoa, feta, and vegetables stuffed in bell peppers.
Get the Recipe: Turkey and Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers (without Rice)

Turkey, Corn, And Black Bean Chili (Video)

Chili in a bowl with sour cream and corn.
Turkey, Corn, And Black Bean Chili (Video). Photo credit: Life As A Strawberry.

This easy turkey, corn, and black bean chili is ready in under an hour with just a handful of pantry staples! Make it on the stovetop or in the crock pot.
Get the Recipe: Turkey, Corn, And Black Bean Chili (Video)

Turkey Burger Salad

A salad with chicken, avocado, lettuce and dressing on a plate.
Turkey Burger Salad. Photo credit: Foxes Love Lemons.

Looking for a ground turkey salad? This turkey burger salad with sun dried tomato dressing is for you. It’s a deluxe bunless burger in a bowl!
Get the Recipe: Turkey Burger Salad

Sloppy Joes With Ground Turkey Breast

A bbq pulled pork sandwich on a plate with coleslaw.
Sloppy Joes With Ground Turkey Breast. Photo credit: Garlic And Zest.

Old fashioned Sloppy Joes are made healthier with lean ground turkey for the ultimate classic loose meat sandwiches from your childhood. No Manwich here.
Get the Recipe: Sloppy Joes With Ground Turkey Breast

Crockpot Buffalo Turkey Meatballs (Gluten Free, Whole30)

A bowl of meatballs with sauce and dipping sauce.
Crockpot Buffalo Turkey Meatballs (Gluten Free, Whole30). Photo credit: Kaleena’s Kitchen.

These Crockpot Buffalo Turkey Meatballs are a delicious and healthy twist on the classic buffalo chicken and are a tasty appetizer for football Sundays or any big game.
Get the Recipe: Crockpot Buffalo Turkey Meatballs (Gluten Free, Whole30)

Turkey Meatballs Recipe (Air Fryer)

Turkish meatballs on a plate with cucumbers and sour cream.
Turkey Meatballs Recipe (Air Fryer). Photo credit: Foxes Love Lemons.

These Air Fryer Turkey Meatballs incorporate good fats like Greek yogurt and olive oil to ensure a juicy and flavorful result every time.
Get the Recipe: Turkey Meatballs Recipe (Air Fryer)

BBQ meatballs (Made With Ground Turkey!)

Meatballs in a skillet with a wooden spoon.
BBQ meatballs (Made With Ground Turkey!). Photo credit: Grand Baby Cakes.

Flavorfully spiced, tender and moist BBQ Meatballs are glazed with the ultimate homemade barbecue sauce with hints of spice, pineapple and molasses!
Get the Recipe: Bbq Meatballs (Made With Ground Turkey!)

Asian Turkey Lettuce Wraps

Thai chicken lettuce wraps on a white plate.
Asian Turkey Lettuce Wraps. Photo credit: Garlic And Zest.

Need an easy, healthy lettuce wrap recipe? Asian Turkey Lettuce Wraps with Quick Pickled Veggies is a low-carb dinner that’s loaded with flavor! Healthy and delicious with ground turkey and a savory dipping sauce.
Get the Recipe: Asian Turkey Lettuce Wraps

Ground Turkey Pasta Recipe

A plate of pasta with meat sauce and tomatoes.
Ground Turkey Pasta Recipe. Photo credit: The Forked Spoon.

This Ground Turkey Pasta Recipe is a super easy, cheesy, and flavorful weeknight dinner made with lean ground turkey and pasta smothered in a creamy tomato sauce.
Get the Recipe: Ground Turkey Pasta Recipe

Korean Ground Turkey (Rice Bowls)

A bowl of rice with meat and vegetables.
Korean Ground Turkey (Rice Bowls). Photo credit: Carmy.

Ready in minutes, this skillet Korean Ground Turkey recipe is a flavor-packed dish that is perfect as a weeknight dinner or as a meal prep.
Get the Recipe: Korean Ground Turkey (Rice Bowls)

Taco Cups With Ground Turkey

A plate of tacos with toppings on it.
Taco Cups With Ground Turkey. Photo credit: Crumb Top Baking.

Taco Cups with ground turkey, salsa, taco seasoning and cheese are easy to make and work as a fun appetizer or main meal with rice or a salad!
Get the Recipe: Taco Cups With Ground Turkey

Slow Cooker Ground Turkey Vegetable Soup

A bowl of meat and vegetable soup with a spoon.
Slow Cooker Ground Turkey Vegetable Soup. Photo credit: Cup Of Flour.

This healthy slow cooker ground turkey vegetable soup is packed with flavor and veggies and is super delicious.
Get the Recipe: Slow Cooker Ground Turkey Vegetable Soup


Hi, I’m Karen Kelly a certified health coach, freelance food and travel writer, and blogger. At Seasonal Cravings, you will find delicious recipes and fun travel ideas.

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