Ground Turkey Recipes That Are Actually Delicious

You won't miss the beef for a second.

Let's just be honest here and all admit that ground turkey is never the first choice. There are very few people in the world who actually crave ground turkey. We're willing to bet that the words "Man, I just want a turkey meatball sub so bad" have never, ever been spoken. Ground turkey is after all just the lighter alternative to beef, the meat people actually want to be eating. It's a sub, not the star.

This lean protein option has never really stood a chance in the hearts of eaters. Until now. With these recipes right here. We found 19 dishes that make ground turkey taste not only satisfying, but down right delicious too. You won't miss the beef for a second. We promise.

1
Indian Turkey Meatballs Over Rice
Bev Cooks
2
Turkey Lettuce Wraps
Handle The Heat
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3
20-Minute Turkey Taco Nachos
How Sweet It Is
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4
Turkey Bolognese With Rigatoni
Bev Cooks
5
Queso Turkey Burger
Bev Cooks
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6
Lean Turkey Black Bean Quinoa Chipotle Burrito Bowls
Boulder Locavore
7
Mexican Turkey Meatball Sandwiches
Foodie Crush
8
Slow Cooker Turkey Sloppy Joe Stuffed Baked Potatoes
Mountain Mama Cooks
9
Curried Ground Turkey With Potatoes
Simply Recipes
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10
Roasted Butternut Squash And Turkey Chili
Foodie Crush
11
Turkey Burger Pizza
Bev Cooks
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12
Southwestern Turkey Shepherd’s Pie
Boulder Locavore
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13
Turkey Goulash
Bev Cooks
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14
Roasted Jalapeño Cheddar Turkey Burgers With BBQ Aioli
How Sweet It Is
15
Slow Cooker Kale And Turkey Meatball Soup
Foodie Crush
16
Enchilada Turkey Meatloaf
Oh Sweet Basil
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17
Spring Pesto Pasta With Turkey Meatballs
Handle The Heat
18
Light Lasagna
Recipe Girl
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19
Greek Turkey, Rice And Feta Casserole
Cookin' Canuck

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