Not only is minced turkey a leaner substitute for red meat, but it is oh so versatile. Whether you're thinking stir-fries, casseroles, soups, or even breads, turkey mince fits right in. And the taste? Absolutely delightful.
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Ever found yourself scrambling for a quick yet nutritious weeknight dinner idea? Let’s talk turkey... mince, that is!
- Turkey Mince Recipes For Weeknight Dinners
- 1. Turkey Shepherd’s Pie
- 2. Minced Turkey Bolognese
- 3. Easy Low-Fat Turkey Chilli
- 4. Turkey Meatballs with Basil and Sundried Tomatoes
- 5. Stuffed Turkey Meatloaf
- 6. Low-Calorie Turkey Lettuce Wraps
- 7. Thai Turkey Burgers with Peanut Sauce
- 8. Zucchini and Spicy Turkey Burger Recipe
- 9. Jalapeño Lime Turkey Tacos
- 10. Udon Noodle Stir Fry
- 11. Turkey Lasagne
- 12. Ground Turkey Taco with Avocado and Cabbage Slaw
- 13. 15-Minute Instant Pot Turkey Tacos
- 14. Quick Turkey Ragu
- 15. Courgetti Bolognese
- 16. Slow Cooker Turkey Stroganoff
- 17. Asian Turkey in Crispy Lettuce Cups with Peanut Sauce
- 18. Turkey Enchiladas with Spinach and Red Bean
- 19. Stuffed Mushrooms with Turkey and Mozzarella Cheese
- 20. Harissa Turkey Burgers
- 21. Easy Turkey Butternut Squash Skillet
- 22. Szechuan Style Rice Noodles
- 23. Lemon Thyme Turkey Patties
- 24. Spicy and Zesty Smoked Mozzarella Turkey Burger
- 25. Honey-Sriracha Spicy Meatballs
- 26. Dominican Spaghetti with Ground Turkey
- 27. Lean Turkey Mince Tomato Sauce
- 28. Quick To Cook Turkey Mince Curry
- 29. Savoury Turkey and Bean Burritos
- 30. Tamarind and Minced Turkey Tacos with Chancham Spices
- 31. Low Fat Orange Ground Turkey
- 32. Turkey Sloppy Joes Loaded with Veg
- 33. Super Quick Pesto Turkey Skillet
- 34. Turkey, Pesto, and Broccoli Pasta
- 35. Courgette Burgers with Cumin Spring Onion
- 36. Ground Turkey Couscous
- 37. Turkey Cottage Pie
- 38. Low in Fat Turkey Meat Keto Pizza
- 39. Laotian Spicy Minced Turkey
- 40. Turkey Wellington Dinner Recipe
- 41. Egg Fried Rice with Turkey
- 42. Turkey Pineapple Noodle Bowl with Lime Juice
- 43. Cheesy Turkey Nachos
- 44. Turkey Kebabs With Sumac Yogurt Dip
- 45. One Pot Orzo with Turkey Peas
- 📖 Recipe
- 👩🏻🍳 Sarah Mock
Turkey Mince Recipes For Weeknight Dinners
Here are some of my go-to turkey mince recipes that are sure to wow your taste buds and get you through busy weeknights.
1. Turkey Shepherd’s Pie
A modern spin on the classic comfort dish, this Shepherd's Pie is a touch leaner but doesn't skimp on the cozy, homestyle flavors we all crave.
2. Minced Turkey Bolognese
This fantastic Turkey Bolognese recipe is simmered in a delicious tomato-based sauce and often served with pasta, rice, quinoa, or any of your favorite carbs.
3. Easy Low-Fat Turkey Chilli
Low-Fat Turkey Chilli is all about big flavors without the guilt. It's rich, warm, and comforting. Lighter than traditional chili, but just as tasty.
4. Turkey Meatballs with Basil and Sundried Tomatoes
Craving something familiar but with a twist? These turkey meatballs won’t disappoint. With the addition of basil and sundried tomatoes, you get a comforting dish that's also a little adventurous.
5. Stuffed Turkey Meatloaf
Stuffed turkey meatloaf takes the classic meatloaf dish and elevates it with a delicious filling. You can use all sorts of stuffing but this one's got coconut milk, cheddar cheese, red pepper flakes, and more.
6. Low-Calorie Turkey Lettuce Wraps
Light, crisp lettuce meets savory turkey in a wrap that's both refreshing and satisfying. Perfect for those looking for something delicious but not heavy.
7. Thai Turkey Burgers with Peanut Sauce
Bring a bit of Thailand to your burger night with these bad boys. The inclusion of peanut sauce adds a savory, nutty, and slightly sweet touch, making the burger even more yummy.
8. Zucchini and Spicy Turkey Burger Recipe
Fresh zucchini meets spicy turkey for a burger that's both juicy and fiery. A match made for summer grill sessions.
9. Jalapeño Lime Turkey Tacos
Tacos with a zing! Ground turkey, some jalapeño heat, and a splash of lime. Awesome for when you're in the mood for something zesty.
10. Udon Noodle Stir Fry
Thick, chewy udon noodles and turkey tossed with vegetables and a savory sauce for a quick, delicious meal. Fork or chopsticks, just dive right in.
11. Turkey Lasagne
Layers of pasta, creamy cheese, and seasoned turkey come together for a dish that’s tender, tasty, and simply irresistible.
12. Ground Turkey Taco with Avocado and Cabbage Slaw
Tacos with a fresh spin. You've got your turkey, creamy avocado, and that cabbage slaw to top it all off. Taco Tuesdays just got better.
13. 15-Minute Instant Pot Turkey Tacos
In a rush? These turkey tacos are both quick to make and super delish, thanks to the magic of the Instant Pot.
14. Quick Turkey Ragu
For days you want a filling meal without the hours-long wait, try this Quick Turkey Ragu. It brings all those deep, rich flavors to your plate minus the fuss.
15. Courgetti Bolognese
Swap out the usual carb-heavy noodles for some fresh courgetti. Topped off with a flavorful bolognese sauce, it's a meal perfect for a quick midweek meal.
16. Slow Cooker Turkey Stroganoff
Drop your ingredients in, let the slow cooker do its thing, and bam: a creamy stroganoff ready to impress. Delicious comfort food at its best.
17. Asian Turkey in Crispy Lettuce Cups with Peanut Sauce
Crisp lettuce cups holding a savory mix of Asian-inspired turkey, all drizzled with a delectable peanut sauce.
18. Turkey Enchiladas with Spinach and Red Bean
Turkey, spinach, and red beans baked together in a rich sauce for a dish that's got a little bit of everything. Perfect for sharing or, you know, not.
19. Stuffed Mushrooms with Turkey and Mozzarella Cheese
These mushrooms are packed with turkey and topped with gooey mozzarella, making for a bite that's pretty hard to resist.
20. Harissa Turkey Burgers
Level up your burger game with these Harissa-infused turkey patties. They've got smoky-spicy flavors that's just right for when you want a bit of kick.
21. Easy Turkey Butternut Squash Skillet
Combine some minced turkey and butternut squash, and you have an easy, delicious skillet meal for those busy evenings.
22. Szechuan Style Rice Noodles
Need a break from the usual pasta? These rice noodles pack a spicy Szechuan punch, giving dinner a tasty twist that's sure to impress your guests.
23. Lemon Thyme Turkey Patties
Light, zesty, and full of flavor, these turkey patties are a great pick when you're craving something fresh. The combo of lemon and thyme just hits the spot.
24. Spicy and Zesty Smoked Mozzarella Turkey Burger
A burger that's got some attitude with its smoky mozzarella and zest. It's the kind of meal that’s a sure fire hit in family gatherings.
25. Honey-Sriracha Spicy Meatballs
Sweet meets heat. Drizzled with a honey-sriracha glaze, these meatballs are the kind of dish that keeps you coming back for more.
26. Dominican Spaghetti with Ground Turkey
It's spaghetti but jazzed up, Dominican-style. The pasta is tossed with sautéed ground turkey and a flavorful tomato sauce for a meal that’s simply wow.
27. Lean Turkey Mince Tomato Sauce
Got pasta? Top it with this lean turkey sauce that’s super flavorful but still easy on the waistline. It's hearty without the heft.
28. Quick To Cook Turkey Mince Curry
If you're short on time but want big flavors, look no further than Turkey Mince Curry. It's savory, satisfying, and comes together in a snap.
29. Savoury Turkey and Bean Burritos
Wrap up some turkey and beans in a soft tortilla, and you've got a burrito that's equal parts delicious and filling. Amazing for those grab-and-go kind of days.
30. Tamarind and Minced Turkey Tacos with Chancham Spices
Elevate taco night with a touch of tamarind and Chancham spices. It's a blend of sweet, sour, and spicy that makes every bite an experience.
31. Low Fat Orange Ground Turkey
Who knew turkey and orange vibes could be amazing together? Low Fat Orange Ground Turkey is a lighter, citrusy take on your regular ground meat dish.
32. Turkey Sloppy Joes Loaded with Veg
These aren't your average Sloppy Joes. Packed with turkey and a heap of veggies, it's a sandwich that's both tasty and good for your health.
33. Super Quick Pesto Turkey Skillet
All about quick and delish? Whip up this turkey skillet with a pesto punch. Fast, flavorful, and fuss-free—what more could you ask for?
34. Turkey, Pesto, and Broccoli Pasta
Turkey and pesto come together with pasta and broccoli for a dish that's definitely a winner on pasta nights.
35. Courgette Burgers with Cumin Spring Onion
Swap out the usual beef for these fresh courgette burgers. The cumin and spring onion combo? Yum!
36. Ground Turkey Couscous
Minced turkey is browned and simmered with spices, then mixed with fluffy couscous. Simple, light, but oh-so-good.
37. Turkey Cottage Pie
It's the cottage pie you love but with turkey. Juicy ground turkey is cooked with veggies and topped with creamy mashed potatoes, then baked until perfectly golden.
38. Low in Fat Turkey Meat Keto Pizza
Pizza on keto? Yes, please! With a turkey meat base, you get all the deliciousness of pizza without straying from your low-carb diet.
39. Laotian Spicy Minced Turkey
Ground turkey gets a Laotian makeover with chilies, herbs, and lime juice. Serve it with sticky rice for an authentic Laotian experience.
40. Turkey Wellington Dinner Recipe
Turkey Wellington wraps turkey meat in flaky pastry for a fancy twist on the traditional roast. It looks fancy, but it’s super easy to pull off.
41. Egg Fried Rice with Turkey
42. Turkey Pineapple Noodle Bowl with Lime Juice
A bowl of noodles, turkey, and a splash of tangy lime? Delicious. And that pineapple? Total tropical vibes.
43. Cheesy Turkey Nachos
Not your average nachos. It's the ultimate snack for munching on when your craving cheese. Whether you're hosting game night or just indulging in some me-time, it's a hit.
44. Turkey Kebabs With Sumac Yogurt Dip
Skewered turkey pieces are marinated, grilled, and paired with a tangy sumac yogurt dip. It's a delightful combination that your family will absolutely enjoy.
45. One Pot Orzo with Turkey Peas
Minimal clean-up, maximum flavor! Orzo pasta is cooked with ground turkey and peas in a savory broth. It's a one-pot wonder that's incredibly tasty and easy to cook.
Healthy Turkey Mince Recipes
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- Turkey Shepherd’s Pie
- Minced Turkey Bolognese
- Easy Low-Fat Turkey Chilli
- Turkey Meatballs with Basil and Sundried Tomatoes
- Stuffed Turkey Meatloaf
- Low-Calorie Turkey Lettuce Wraps
- Thai Turkey Burgers with Peanut Sauce
- Zucchini and Spicy Turkey Burger Recipe
- Jalapeño Lime Turkey Tacos
- Udon Noodle Stir Fry
- Turkey Lasagne
- Ground Turkey Taco with Avocado and Cabbage Slaw
- Minute Instant Pot Turkey Tacos
- Quick Turkey Ragu
- Courgetti Bolognese
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👩🏻🍳 Sarah Mock
Sarah Mock is a classically trained Chef and graduate of Johnson & Wales University. A culinary blogger for 14 years Sarah helps the home cook prepare her recipes with professional results.