If you’re wondering what to make with that ground turkey in your freezer, then you’re in luck, because I’ve got some delicious ground turkey recipes and easy dinner ideas to share with you! Ground turkey is a healthy alternative to beef for all kinds of family-friendly meals, including turkey burgers, turkey meatloaf, casseroles, and turkey sloppy joes, and it’s perfect for meal prep too.
One of the many great things about using ground turkey is that you can usually swap it into recipes that traditionally call for ground beef. It’s a leaner option that ends up tasting just as delicious, so you can give a lighter touch to all your favorite comfort foods.
Here are 15 of my favorite ground turkey recipes to make for lunch, dinner, or meal prep!
Ground Turkey Dinner Ideas
The whole family will love these ground turkey recipes for dinner!
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You can get the same great flavor of classic sloppy joes with ground turkey, for a healthier family dinner. This 30 minute meal is always a hit!
Meatloaf is one of my favorite ground turkey dinner ideas, because it’s tasty, comforting, and I know the kids will actually want to eat it. That savory glaze is just delectable!
It’s taco night and you’ve got some ground turkey to use up…what a perfect time to make these crispy tacos. Dinner will be ready in 30 minutes!
Healthy Ground Turkey Recipes
These ground turkey ideas are great for meal prep!
This keto-friendly ground turkey recipe makes a delicious and healthy lunch! Seasoned ground turkey, crispy cabbage mix, and some optional toppings and sauces (to fit your diet) make the tastiest bowl.
Seasoned ground turkey and vibrant veggies are held in crispy lettuce leaves for an utterly delicious lunch, snack, or appetizer.
Comforting, filling, and easy to make, this ground turkey chili is a great comfort meal that’s still well-balanced and good for you. The best part is that this recipe cooks in 30 minutes!
Ground Turkey Burger Ideas
Make your favorite burgers with ground turkey instead of beef!
These juicy burgers are made with ground turkey and a simple seasoning, to give you everything you’d want from a classic burger–but healthier! They only take 15 minutes to cook, and you can add any toppings you love.
Ground turkey patties are stuffed with cheddar cheese and cooked in minutes. These are a family favorite because everything is better when it’s stuffed with cheese!
These burgers cook in the Air Fryer in 20 minutes, and give you crispy, juicy patties without extra fats or oils. This is a great way to use ground turkey for a quick lunch!
More Recipes with Ground Turkey
There’s no shortage of lunch or dinner recipes with ground turkey to try out!
These ground turkey meatballs are stuffed with stringy mozzarella cheese for an unbelievable bite! Serve these for dinner with pasta, rice, or veggies, or make them as an appetizer.
Here’s another lettuce wrap idea for that ground turkey! Season it like taco meat, add black beans, cheese, and corn, and you’ll have some keto-friendly tacos.
This easy ground turkey recipe is basically a combination of my cheese-stuffed turkey meatballs and classic turkey meatloaf. These are quick to prep, and so fun to eat!
Use Ground Turkey in These Dishes
Swap out the ground beef and use ground turkey instead to make these easy dinner ideas!
Stuffed peppers are one of my favorite things to make for dinner, and using ground turkey is just as tasty!
Ground meat, cheese, pasta, and lots of other tasty ingredients make this delicious casserole for a dinner idea that everyone will devour.
Giant pasta shells are stuffed with a hearty meat sauce, covered with lots of cheese, and baked until hot and delicious.
Remember: you can typically use ground turkey in any recipes that call for ground beef or ground chicken, so there’s no limit to how you can use this ingredient for easy dinners!