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The Best Turkey Recipes That Are Delicious Healthy Meals

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Best Turkey Recipes

Nothing beats a quick and easy recipe. It is so easy to prepare any of the best turkey recipes listed below frankly excuses do not apply here!

When you need to get a delicious dinner on the table in no time flat, there’s nothing better than a quick recipe.

These recipes are either cooked in a skillet, roasted pan, slow cooker or the oven.

“Skillet” meals are very popular to get healthy food on the table fast.

Within a matter of minutes you will have a meal low in carbs, high in protein, and loaded with vegetables!

Lets be honest like you there are nights I arrive home and I am either too busy, tired or too lazy to cook!

Turkey recipes are perfect to use to meal prep in advance. To have plenty of servings through out the week to eat on a busy weeknight.

These recipes are totally versatile too. You can add just about any veggies you have on hand and it will turn out well.

The possibilities for these dish are nearly endless. If you’re not a big turkey fan, you could easily swap it out for chicken, steak or ground beef.

These recipes work great to fill a nice big lettuce wrap as well.

Rather than calling for delivery, whip up an of these recipes for dinner tonight.

It makes cleanup a breeze and you get dinner on the table quicker than takeout can arrive at your door.

When Should I Take My Turkey Out Of The Fridge

Remove the turkey from the refrigerator 1 hour before roasting.

Why Is My Turkey Always Dry

Dark meat takes longer to cook.

When you cook the turkey whole, the breasts will tend to be overcooked compared to the legs and thighs.

To avoid a dry turkey, after cooking, let the turkey rest until room temperature to other the juices to redistribute.

How Do I Keep My Turkey Moist

Salt a turkey. Put it aside before roasting. Season it deeply helps it retain moisture.

Should I Place Water In The Bottom Of A Turkey Pan

No. This will create spotty browning and may look underdone, even when the turkey is fully cooked.

Do You Cook A Turkey Covered Or Uncovered

Cover the turkey for most of the cooking time to prevent it from drying out. Remove the cover for the last 30 minutes.

Do You Put Butter Or Oil On Turkey

Either butter or oil is fine. Keep in mind that oil will yield a crispier skin then butter.

Is It OK To Prep The Turkey The Night Before

Yes. Unwrap the turkey the night before so the cavity of the turkey is thawed out.

Remove the neck and giblets out.

The stuffing can be prepared ahead of time.

Place it inside the turkey just before roasting.

However, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) recommends cooking the stuffing out side of the turkey.

What Do You Commonly Put Inside A Turkey

  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Thyme
  • Lemon
  • Onion
  • Garlic.

What Flavours Go Well With Turkey

Turkey goes well with sweet and savoury flavours such as:

  • Brown sugar
  • Maple
  • Chives
  • Thyme
  • Rosemary
  • Parsley
  • Sage
  • Basil
  • Paprika
  • Pepper
  • Garlic
  • Onion
  • Lemon
  • Oregano

See our popular list of dinner recipes for your convenience, then scroll down to access the list of turkey recipes.

Other Dinner Recipes

12 Turkey Recipes

See the list of recipes below.

Asian Turkey Meatballs

Asian Turkey Meatballs

Read full details on: Chef Savvy

6 Turkey Taco Lettuce Wrap Recipes

Turkey Taco Lettuce Wraps

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Roast Turkey Breast

Roast Turkey Breast

Read full details on: One Pot Recipes

Italian Ground Turkey Stuffed Peppers

Italian Ground Turkey Stuffed Peppers

Read full details on: No Excuses Nutrition

Ground Turkey Tacos

Ground Turkey Tacos

Read full details on: Carlsbad Cravings

Slow Cooker Turkey Chili

Slow Cooker Turkey Chili

Read full details on: The Girl On Bloor

Healthy Ground Turkey Puttanesca

Healthy Ground Turkey Puttanesca

Read full details on: Reluctant Entertainer

Pineapple BBQ Turkey Meatballs

Pineapple BBQ Meatballs

Read full details on: Savory Nothings

Easy Mongolian Turkey and Rice Bowls

Easy Mongolian Turkey and Rice Bowls

Read full details on: Sweet C’S

Healthy Turkey Sandwich With Black Bean Spread

Healthy Turkey Sandwich With Black Bean Spread

Read full details on: The Wicked Noodle

Turkey And Vegetable Skillet

Turkey And Vegetable Skillet

    Read full details on: Recipe Runner

    Best Healthy Turkey Lasagna

    Best Healthy Turkey Lasagna

    Read full details on: Ambitious Kitchen

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