14 Unique and Healthy Ground Turkey Recipes

Make the best use of ground turkey with these healthy ground turkey recipes! We’ve assembled a nice variety that is sure to make your family happy.

You feel like eating healthier don’t you…but you just don’t have any idea of where to start.  These healthy ground turkey recipes are sure to give you a jump start when planning your next meal.

Take for instance a recipe for Chinese green beans with ground turkey.  You’re going to get the benefits of the ground turkey meat, but that’s paired with some delicious crunchy green beans to give you the vegetable portion of the meal.

Or how about trying out some fantastic baked turkey meatballs!?  We know, we know….you usually only make your meatballs with ground beef and ground pork.  Well give these a shot and see if maybe you can add this ground turkey meatball recipe to the rotation.

Better yet, if you just want to use ground turkey for a simple appetizer, then try the recipe for turkey stuffed zucchini.  You can’t go wrong with this recipe if you’re trying to be healthy and have better eating habits!

Whatever you choose to go with, these healthy ground turkey recipes are going to give you a lot of options to pick from.  Make sure that you try out a few or maybe even all of them…LOL!   Drop us a comment and let us know which ones were your favorite – we love to read what you say!

Cover photo from:  produceforkids.com


1.  Egg Roll in a Bowl [+Video]

All of the delicious flavors of your favorite fried Chinese restaurant appetizer come together in a lighter, faster, one skillet meal! This “Egg Roll in a Bowl” is a quick and healthy dinner that’s ready in about 20 minutes!

Recipe:  theseasonedmom.com

2.  Turkey Stuffed Peppers

Turkey Stuffed Peppers combine ground turkey, tons of vegetables, and pepper jack cheese into a satisfying healthy low carb meal. Jump start your healthy eating habits with these oh-so-delicious stuffed peppers!

Recipe:  therecipecritic.com

3.  Ground Turkey Hash with Squash and Peppers

This ground turkey hash is so easy to make and it only takes about 30 minutes from start to finish.  Top if off with a simple fried egg and you have a meal that is paleo friendly and delicious for all!

Recipe:  oursaltykitchen.com

4.  Korean Ground Turkey and Rice Bowls

This Korean Ground Turkey recipe is a fast, healthy, and convenient family weeknight dinner. With no prepping this meal comes together in only 20 minutes!

Recipe:  theschmidtywife.com

5.  Sweet Potato Turkey Chili

Lightened-up chili using ground turkey and sweet potato! This Sweet Potato Turkey Chili can be made in one-pot and will feed you all fall and winter long for dinner or lunches alike.

Recipe:  thehealthymaven.com

6.  One Pot Healthy Turkey Skillet

Have you been looking for an easy, healthy meal that’s ready in under 25 minutes? This one-pot turkey skillet makes dinner and cleanup a breeze!  Perfect for leftovers the next day for lunch or dinner.

Recipe:  produceforkids.com

7.  Chinese Green Beans with Ground Turkey

This Chinese Green Beans with Ground Turkey recipe is one of our favorites! This dinner is quick, flavorful, and healthy – so we can bet it will be a hit at your house!

Recipe:  wearychef.com

8.  Skinny Enchilada Turkey Soup

This Skinny Turkey Enchilada Soup is an easy and flavorful soup that’s packed full of flavor! It’s a simple, healthy, soup is a great way to use ground turkey!

Recipe:  thesaltymarshmallow.com

9.  Baked Turkey Meatballs [Healthy Meal Prep]

These Healthy Meal Prep Baked Turkey Meatballs are going to be an amazing addition to your healthy eating plan! They’re going to make about 45 meatballs with this recipe and are perfect to freeze and store for future meal prep.

Recipe: tasteandsee.com

10.  Ground Turkey Sweet Potato Skillet

This Ground Turkey Sweet Potato Skillet is a healthy gluten free meal that is full of flavor and hearty enough to feed your family quickly on busy weeknights!

Recipe:  lifeloveliz.com

11.  Turkey Taco Skillet

This Turkey Taco Skillet is loaded with potatoes, peppers, onion, seasoned ground turkey, homemade pico de gallo, and creamy avocado dressing. Delicious and good for you!

Recipe:  thewholecook.com

12.  Turkey Stuffed Zucchini Boats

A delicious and did we mention healthy way to eat ground turkey.  Core out a zucchini and stuff it with the ground turkey mixture and some cheese – from there it’s all about waiting to dive in!

Recipe:  cleananddelicious.com

13.  Teriyaki Turkey Rice Bowls

The delicious, sweet teriyaki sauce and the (kind of) hidden veggies in this Teriyaki Turkey Rice Bowl makes this one of those healthy ground turkey recipes that your whole family will love!

Recipe:  yellowblissroad.com

14.  Thai Inspired Ground Turkey Stir Fry

This tasty ground turkey stir-fry is low-carb, low-glycemic, dairy-free, and gluten-free (with the right ingredient choices.)  A very yummy way to make use of ground turkey and get a taste of Thailand!

Recipe:  kalynskitchen.com


  • Thanks for including my ground turkey stir fry!

    Kalyn Denny November 8, 2019 8:14 am Reply

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