Turkey Recipes

Whether you're looking for a roast turkey recipe, turkey chili or a healthy turkey meatloaf, your search starts here.

Staff Picks

Olive-Brined Air-Fryer Turkey Breast

Rating: 5 stars 4
An easy recipe for making a savory, juicy turkey breast in an air fryer. Using olive brine gives the breast flavor and also keeps it tender. I use spicy Tabasco® Olive brine for extra kick. Serve with cranberry sauce.

Cranberry Stuffed Turkey Breasts

Rating: 4.5 stars 151
I made these once for a holiday dinner party, and they were such a hit that I started making them for Thanksgiving instead of a whole turkey.
By Esther Nelson

How to Cook a Turkey

Rating: 5 stars 159
The biggest myth in all of American cookery is that a juicy, perfectly cooked turkey is difficult for the novice cook to achieve. Even if this is your first time, don't play scared, this will work! There is nothing to fear but the fear of dry turkey itself.

Cameron's Ground Turkey Salsa Ranchera for Tacos and Burritos

Rating: 5 stars 3
It doesn't get much easier than this -- lean ground turkey and salsa ranchera combined and made in a pressure cooker such as Instant Pot®. Perfect for tacos, burritos, or even a taco salad.

Healthy Shepherd's Pie with Cauliflower Mash

Rating: 4.5 stars 14
This shepherd's pie with cauliflower mash is a low-carb, healthier version of a great cold-weather dish. Enjoy this satisfying meal with a little less guilt.

Comforting Turkey Cobbler

Rating: 4.5 stars 15
This takes the best of a pot pie and becomes a cobbler. The rustic look of the topping ensures you don't have to worry about shaping a pie pastry. The vegetables can be changed if desired.

Zippy and Tangy Turkey Rice Soup

Rating: 4.5 stars 52
Great soup for using up leftover turkey. This soup has a little cayenne added to give it a kick.

Instant Pot® Turkey Breast

Rating: 4.5 stars 82
The Instant Pot® made the moistest turkey breast I have ever made. I usually let this cook in the slow cooker all day, but this turned out so much better. I couldn't believe that I had such a wonderful meal ready in less than an hour total!

Turkey and Rice Meatballs (Albondigas)

Rating: 4.5 stars 101
As these turkey and rice meatballs simmer in the sauce, the rice absorbs moisture, swell ups, and creates a relatively tender, moist meatball. I didn't intend this recipe to be a Thanksgiving dinner alternative, but now that I think about it, these could actually work. These are delicious served over saffron basmati rice.

Chopped Turkey Salad with Grapes

Rating: 5 stars 1
This chopped turkey salad with grapes is a cinch to make with precooked turkey and can be the star of your barbecue or picnic dinner.
By Sher B Garfield

Homemade Dog Food

Rating: 4.5 stars 270
Whether you cook for your pooch once in a while or everyday, this recipe will be sure to make some tails wag. This turkey, rice, and vegetable dog food can be fed to the dogs on its own or mixed in with kibble. Lucky Fido!

Inspiration and Ideas

How Long to Cook a Turkey
If you're roasting a whole turkey, consult this handy turkey cooking time chart first so that you've got a bird that's juicy and cooked to perfection.
How to Dry Brine Turkey
We think you're going to love the results. Dry brining turkey is a lot easier than wet brining and yields a moist bird with crispy skin every time.
Ground Turkey Taco Meat
Rating: 4.5 stars 193

Flavorful seasoned ground turkey that's great in tacos or baked potatoes.