High-Protein Ground Turkey Recipes to Make for Dinner Tonight

Ground Turkey Stuffed Peppers with melted cheddar cheee
Photo: Dear Crissy

With 27 grams of protein per 100 grams of meat (beef has 14 grams), these ground turkey recipes are about to become your new dinner staples.

01 of 10

Spinach Feta Turkey Burgers

Spinach Feta Turkey Burgers on grill from The Lemon Press
The Lemon Press

These burgers can be made inside, year-round, on a griddle pan. The oats help to lower cholesterol, and the feta adds a delicious Greek twist to the burger.

Get the recipe: Spinach Feta Turkey Burgers

02 of 10

Chinese Five-Spice Ground Turkey Zucchini Noodles

Chinese Five-Spice Ground Turkey Zucchini Noodles
Jeanette's Healthy Living

Put your spiralizer to work and whip up this recipe in 30 minutes. Chinese five-spice powder can be bought mixed and is a blend of star anise, cloves, cinnamon, Sichuan pepper, and fennel. (Check out these 5 Spiralizer Recipes Healthier Than Pasta)

Get the recipe: Chinese Five-Spice Ground Turkey Zucchini Noodles

03 of 10

Spaghetti Squash Casserole

Spaghetti Squash Casserole
Well Plated by Erin

Spaghetti squash is a great low-carb option instead of pasta but the mozzarella gives it the cheesy, bubbly topping you love. Make ahead of time and freeze for an easy future meal.

Get the recipe: Spaghetti Squash Casserole

04 of 10

Stuffed Green Chili Meatballs in Tomatillo Sauce

Stuffed Green Chili Meatballs in Tomatillo Sauce
Kevin Is Cooking

The green chilies, tomatillo sauce, and cumin give a spicy kick, and using oats instead of breadcrumbs makes the recipe gluten-free.

Get the recipe: Stuffed Green Chili Meatballs in Tomatillo Sauce

05 of 10

One-Pot Turkey Skillet

One-Pot Turkey Skillet
Yummy Healthy Easy

There are fewer dishes to be done with this recipe: It all gets cooked in one pan. It's quick and easy to throw together, but with 30 grams of protein per serving it's guaranteed to keep you full.

Get the recipe: One-Pot Turkey Skillet

06 of 10

Thai Turkey Brown Rice Lettuce Wraps

Thai Turkey Brown Rice Lettuce Wraps
A Cedar Spoon

The secret to lettuce wraps is plenty of flavorful filling. This version uses ground turkey, brown rice, and peanuts in a Thai-inspired sauce with ginger, garlic, and red chili.

Get the recipe: Thai Turkey Brown Rice Lettuce Wraps

07 of 10

Greek Turkey Meatball Gyro with Tzatziki

mediterranean diet greek wrap recipe
Joyful Healthy Eats

Swap in ground turkey for lamb in this gyro recipe. The homemade tzatziki with Greek yogurt, cucumber, lemon juice, and dill takes the wrap to the next level.

Get the recipe: Greek Turkey Meatball Gyro with Tzatziki

08 of 10

3-Ingredient Breakfast Skillet

3-Ingredient Breakfast Skillet
Lexi's Clean Kitchen

Using prepared salsa in this ground turkey recipe cuts down on prep time. Mix with the browned meat, crack eggs on top, and cover to finish cooking.

Get the recipe: 3-Ingredient Breakfast Skillet

09 of 10

Ground Turkey Stuffed Peppers

Ground Turkey Stuffed Peppers
Dear Crissy

Wild rice gives these stuffed peppers a nuttier flavor with fewer calories and carbs than brown rice. This recipe would be a perfect addition to your #MealPrepMonday rotation.

Get the recipe: Ground Turkey Stuffed Peppers

10 of 10

Turkey, Kale, and Rice Soup

Turkey, Kale, and Rice Soup
Yellow Bliss Road

This soup is easy to throw together, even on busy weeknights. The ground turkey, kale, and brown rice make it a filling meal, while the oregano, parsley, and Parmesan give it an Italian flair.

Get the recipe: Turkey, Kale, and Rice Soup

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