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Quick Ground Turkey Recipes

Dinner  |  Published on Sep 25, 2019  |  Last modified on Sep 26, 2019

ground turkey with shell pasta in a white bowl for an easy ground turkey recipe

Quick Ground Turkey Recipes: Don’t know what to make with that 1lb of ground turkey? These ground turkey recipes solve your dinner problems!

Quick Ground Turkey Recipes, who’s in?!

Ground turkey is a staple in our freezer. It doesn’t take long to thaw for dinner, it’s a versatile ingredient and an easy choice for weeknight dinners.

Here are delicious and easy ground turkey recipes to make with 1lb. of ground turkey. Because we’ve all been there; wondering what in the heck to make with this ground turkey!

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1. Avocado & Turkey Stuffed Sweet Potato (One of our favs!)

This meal is on regular rotation in our house. It uses staple party items and spices and comes together in one skillet. You can prep the sweet potatoes in advance as well to makes this a 30 minute (or less!) meal. Talk about a quick ground turkey recipe!

Avocado Turkey Stuffed Sweet Potato
My FAVORITE go to dinner – easy, healthy and completely satisfying. 
Check out this recipe
Avocado and Turkey Stuffed Sweet Potato - heart healthy meal that takes less than an hour to make! |Krollskorner.com

2. Easy Shell Pasta with Ground Turkey

Can’t decide what to make with ground turkey this week? This ground turkey pasta with creamy tomato sauce will have you begging for seconds! This recipe is the most popular quick ground turkey recipe on Kroll’s Korner!

Easy Shell Pasta with Ground Turkey
This Easy Shell Pasta is made with ground turkey, peppers, mushrooms and onions smothered in a cream tomato sauce!
Check out this recipe
creamy shell pasta in a white bowl

3. Ground Turkey Lettuce Wraps

Turkey Taco Lettuce Wraps are an easy, hassle-free, meal that’s rich in nutrients and low in carbohydrates.

Turkey Taco Lettuce Wraps
Turkey Taco Lettuce Wraps are light, yet satisfying to enjoy for an easy weeknight dinner and are loaded with your favorite Mexican toppings.
Check out this recipe

4. Spicy Zucchini Taco Boats

These stuffed spicy zucchini boats are filled with a ground turkey mixture, then topped with plenty of cheese and baked to perfection!

Spicy Zucchini Taco Boats
These zucchini taco boats are stuffed with a spicy ground turkey taco filling. Top your taco boats with diced avocado, cheese, and tomatoes!
Check out this recipe

5. Turkey Swedish Meatballs

Ground turkey Swedish meatballs for weeknight dinner to the rescue!  Swedish meatballs are delicious over brown rice or your favorite pasta.   

Turkey Swedish Meatballs
These ground turkey swedish meatballs are a healthier take on the classic dish. They're perfect over pasta, brown rice, or enjoyed plain!
Check out this recipe
Swedish Meatballs in gravy in a cast iron skillet

6. Ground Turkey Sweet Potato Sliders

Sweet Potato Turkey Burger Sliders use sweet potato as the “buns” which will revolutionize the way you make turkey burger sliders!

Sweet Potato Turkey Burger Sliders
Sweet Potato Turkey Burger Sliders are paleo, gluten free and full of antioxidants! They are great for parties, meal prep or appetizers!
Check out this recipe
a turkey burger on a white plate with sweet potato

7. Mom’s One Pan Taco Skillet

Mom’s One Pan Taco Skillet is one of the easiest weeknight meals and a dinner everyone is sure to love!

Mom’s One Pan Taco Skillet
Such an easy and tasty weeknight dinner recipe. Makes great leftovers for lunch the next day too!
Check out this recipe
taco skillet in a blue cast iron skillet
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8. Sriracha Ground Turkey Meatballs

Sriracha Teriyaki Ground Turkey Meatballs…such an easy & delicious recipe!! Whip these bad boys up with rice & broccoli for an easy weeknight dinner!

Sriracha Teriyaki Ground Turkey Meatballs
Great for an appetizer or make it into a meal with rice and a veggie! Use oats instead of breadcrumbs in your meatballs for added fiber!
Check out this recipe
Sriracha Teriyaki Ground Turkey Meatballs...such an easy & delicious recipe!! Whip these bad boys up with rice & broccoli for an easy weeknight dinner! krollskorner.com

9. Cheesy Stuffed Shells

Cheesy Stuffed Shells with Ricotta and Spinach: your weeknight answer to homemade lasagna without the hassle! (I give my tips to add ground turkey within the recipe).

Cheesy Ricotta and Spinach Stuffed Shells
These cheesy jumbo stuffed shells are a bit more involved than a simple pasta dish but a lot less fussy than homemade lasagna. They will fill you up and pair perfectly with a dinner salad. 
Check out this recipe
jumbo stuffed shells filled with ricotta and spinach on a white plate

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10. Sloppy Joe Baked Potatoes

30 min meal with less than 10 ingredients – Sloppy Joe Baked Potato for the win! 

Sloppy Joe Baked Potato
30 min meal with less than 10 ingredients – Sloppy Joe Baked Potato for the win! 
Check out this recipe
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11. Asian Style Butter Lettuce Wraps

Asian Style Butter Lettuce Wraps are kind of like low carbohydrate tacos when you’re feeling like a light dinner, or even fun for appetizers!

Asian Style Butter Lettuce Wraps
Low-Carb and a fun way to enjoy your food!
Check out this recipe
Asian Style Butter Lettuce Wraps are a great low carb weeknight dinner and full of flavor! Less than an hour to make too! Krollskorner.com

12. Four Bean Spicy Crockpot Chili

Four Bean SPICY Crockpot Chili is a go to recipe for really any holiday or gathering with friends & family! Ps – don’t be intimidated by the long list of ingredients; it’s mainly seasoning/canned foods/condiments!

Four Bean Spicy Crockpot Chili
4 bean Spicy Crock Pot Chili – full of flavor and SPICE!
Check out this recipe
4 bean Spicy Crock Pot Chili - full of flavor and SPICE! krollskorner.com

13. Chili Lime Turkey Burgers

We have all had a grilled turkey burger that is dry, overcooked, and under-seasoned! Let me save you from that fate ever again with this amazing recipe for Grilled Chili Lime Turkey Burgers. This is a perfectly seasoned and flavorful, juicy turkey burger recipe!

Chili Lime Turkey Burgers
Grilled Chili Lime Turkey Burgers are juicy and flavorful turkey burgers. Lean ground turkey makes this a healthy burger option when you want to grill dinner. They are an easy turkey burger to make- full of green chilies, lime zest, and chili powder along with other seasonings and spices.
Check out this recipe

I hope you love these Quick Ground Turkey Recipes! Enjoy!

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  1. What a great post!!! I often buy a pound of ground turkey and then Im not sure what to do with it. This is a great resource. thank you

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