Ground turkey is a weeknight dinner workhouse! It’s readily available, an affordable protein, can be used in so many ways with so many flavors, and cooks incredibly quickly. The recipes you’ll find are all quick and easy with tons of flavor and you’ll want to add them to your meal plan asap. Let’s get to the recipes!
1. Turkey Burger Sliders
These ground turkey burger sliders recipe is a fantastic summer meal. The turkey is mixed with a few pantry staples that result in a delicious, nutritious, and super easy summer dinner that’s always a big hit. Grab your favorite slider buns and burger toppings and fire up the grill.
2. Cheesy Ground Turkey Taco Skillet
This ground turkey taco skillet has so much going for it! It’s incredibly tasty – we’ve got classic taco flavors, a healthy dose of cheese, and even a few veggies thrown in there, plus it’s ready in just 15 minutes, making this easy taco skillet dinner a great weeknight dinner option.
3. 4-Ingredient Meal Prep Quinoa Bowls
This ground turkey meal prep bowl recipe is so EASY + HEALTHY and takes just 20 minutes to make! It’s made with just 4 simple ingredients, all found at Trader Joe’s (but you can find similar options at any store) for a nutritious and balanced make-ahead meal.
4. Buffalo Turkey Burgers
This juicy turkey burger recipe checks all the boxes. It’s got plenty of flavor (hi, buffalo butter sauce!), fresh toppings, and makes a super fast and easy meal perfect for summer grilling or weeknight dinners.
5. Turkey Chili
This copycat Panera Bread turkey chili recipe may have a few interesting ingredients in it but I have to say – it WORKS! This deliciously smoky ground turkey chili has mild heat and has amazing depth of flavor (thanks to my secret soup ingredient) that tastes like it’s been simmering all day, but in reality, it’s ready in just 30 minutes, making it a great weeknight dinner.
6. BBQ Turkey Burgers
These juicy turkey burgers are infused with bbq sauce and studded with cheddar cheese for a delicious mix of flavors. Grill the burgers and serve with your favorite sides.
7. Ground Turkey Stir Fry
This ground turkey stir fry recipe is loaded with flavor. It’s made with sweet peppers, onions, a savory turkey stir fry sauce (just like restaurant versions!) and protein-rich ground turkey which not only tastes great, but cooks up quickly.
8. Turkey Tostadas
These healthy ground turkey tostadas are loaded with flavor and ready in just 20 minutes, making them a perfect weeknight dinner. Crunchy tostada shells are topped with a layer of refried beans, turkey taco meat, queso fresco, and pickled red onions for a meal that’s made with just 5 ingredients and ready in 20 minutes.
9. Turkey and Quinoa Meatballs
These baked turkey and quinoa meatballs are simply seasoned for maximum versatility (they work with any flavors!) and baked in the oven to keep the process easy and fast! Made with just 6 ingredients.
10. 15-Minute Lettuce Wraps
They are super fresh and flavorful, ready in less than 15 minutes, and a great meal for the whole family. We’re using a major shortcut to help these lettuce wraps with ground turkey come together super fast, making it a great meal for weeknight dinners, especially activity nights when you need an even FASTER meal!
11. Broccoli and Cheddar Meatloaf
Can you see the secret vegetable in this healthy turkey meatloaf recipe? It’s hard to spot…and even though I don’t hide vegetables in meals on purpose, the riced broccoli just works so well in this recipe for healthy turkey meatloaf. It’s flavorful, cheesy, and I think the best turkey meatloaf recipe ever!
12. Turkey & Veggie Frittata
This turkey and veggie baked frittata recipe is the perfect breakfast or brunch favorite. It’s bursting with fresh flavors and packed with protein!
13. Pumpkin Chili with Ground Turkey
There are just some things that scream fall season and pumpkins, turkey and a hardy bowl of chili are it! The flavors infused together so well to create the perfect fall meal of pumpkin chili with ground turkey!