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ground turkey....what do I do with it?


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So I decided to be healthy and got a pound of ground turkey along with my hamburger.  Does anyone have any good ground turkey recipes?  The only thing I can think of to do is turkey burgers (recipes for those would be appreciated as well)!

Thanks!
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make chili? turkey meatloaf? turkey meatballs? i tend to mix it 50/50 with hamburger and use it like normal. (or on its own like hamburger, just be careful it dries out faster)
turkey burgers are great! my favorite thing to do is mix some salsa with the meat before grilling! juicy, tasty burgers!

Use it in spaghetti sauce.
Or in light "stroganoff" (ground turkey with 99% ff cream of muschroom soup).
Or make meatballs out of it.
I perfer it to ground beef in meatloaf.
You can put it in casseroles. If you want a more "meaty" flavor in a casserole or stovetop dish, add a dried packet of mushroom gravy seasoning, it cranks up the flavor.
Use it in tacos with taco seasoning.
Or turkey chili.
Or in shepard's pie.
Or with BBQ sauce as a sloppy joe.
Or in goulash.
Or in stuffed peppers.

Mmmmm... the craziest: We found ground turkey, 10 oz packs for .99 at the grocers a few weeks ago. Crazy go nuts!

Here's my favorite

Lean Meatloaf

Teriyaki Turkey Burgers!

1 lb ground turkey, 1/4 cup brown sugar, 1 tablespoon soy sauce, 1 thinly sliced green onion or chopped red onion, 1 egg.  If the mixture is too most, add a little bread crumbs to it.  Make 4 patties and BBQ or fry in nonstick pan which has been coated with a spray or two of Pam or spray olive oil.  Buns 'n fixins on the side.

I made turkey chili yesterday.  Just browned the turkey meat and threw it in a crock pot with some bell pepper, onion, celery, tomato sauce, diced tomato, green chili peppers, and some spices!  Delish!
I love ground turkey you don't bite into any nasty white sproingy things. I never eat ground beef anymore makes me want to gag. Make tacos chili burgers goulash anything u want
anything that would call for ground beef, use ground turkey instead.

I like it so much I make patties and eat them alone w/ salsa lol
I use ground turkey with all mexican food... I just cook it with Taco Seasoning, (low/no cals) and one of my favorite meals is taco salad/toastada!  You can even put it on a low fat tortilla (around 100 cals) and call it a meal!  There's so much you can do with it, and it's way healthier than ground beef. Good luck!
My favorite is turkey burgers. Add half a packet of lipton dried onion soup mix and grill. They are fantastic! I also use it for taco salads. Just fry the turkey with taco seasoning and add lettuce, tomato, onion and salsa.  I am also a big fan of the turkey italian sausage. I use it in all my italian food meals.

My favorite turkey recipe is Cranberry Turkey Bog Burgers.  They are a Rachael Ray concoction.  You can do a search for them at foodnetwork.com.  I LOVE these burgers, they are moist and delicious and flavorful.  YUM!

anything made with ground beef can be made with ground turkey.  Turkey sloppy joes are great!

It's really good in stuffed peppers - if you like them.

Yeah, I've pretty much replaced anything I'd normally use ground beef in with ground turkey. Meatballs, burgers, tacos...pretty much anything along those lines.

Original Post by mykanosdelight:

Teriyaki Turkey Burgers!

1 lb ground turkey, 1/4 cup brown sugar, 1 tablespoon soy sauce, 1 thinly sliced green onion or chopped red onion, 1 egg.  If the mixture is too most, add a little bread crumbs to it.  Make 4 patties and BBQ or fry in nonstick pan which has been coated with a spray or two of Pam or spray olive oil.  Buns 'n fixins on the side.

 mmmm!  I'm going to try this one!

I'm with everyone above that has replaced everything made from ground beef with ground turkey, turkey burgers / patties / loaf is all good.  I also use ground turkey for chilli and lasagne etc.

I love mincing onion, peppers & spinach and mixing it in my turkey burgers along with either spicy salsa or sundried tomatoes & olives 

omg ground turkey is the best!!!you can use it in place of ground beef for any recipice it is sooo good

anything you use ground beef for you can use ground chicken or turkey.

Anything you normally would do with ground beef you can do with ground turkey.  Meaty spag sauce, beefy mac, burgers, tacos, enchiladas, chili, etc.   Here is one of my favorite recipes using ground turkey...it's got a little kick to it and if you use the Jenny-O extra lean ground turkey it's very very low cal and low fat.  Easy and quick too!

Southwestern Goulash - Makes 5 good size servings and each serving is about 260 cals and 4 grams fat

1 cup (4oz) elbow macaroni 1 pound extra lean ground turkey  1/2 cup chopped onion 1 can (14oz) finely diced tomatoes undrained 2/3 cup frozen corn 1 can (8 oz) tomato sauce 1 can (4 oz) chopped green chiles 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/4 teaspoon salt

Cook the Macaroni according to package directions (for firm). Drain well and set aside.

Meanwhile, brown the ground turkey and onion together. Drain then and add in all remaining ingredients (except mac). Bring to a boil then reduce heat and simmer for 3-4 minutes.  Stir the cooked macaroni into the mixture and heat through.  Serve with low fat shredded cheese and fat free crackers.  Enjoy!

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