Lean ground turkey recipes contain less saturated fat and cholesterol than recipes using lean ground beef, making ground turkey more than just a suitable substitute in these delicious recipes--it's the reason to make them. Some cooks worry that using ground turkey will create dry, tough burgers or meat loaves, but that isn't the case. If you've ever swapped lean ground turkey in for ground beef in a recipe, you might've gotten off on the wrong foot by using spices that didn't complement the meat's natural flavors. Our Editors have selected the very best lean ground turkey recipes so that you can enjoy a hearty dinner tonight without any of the guilt.
Cilantro Turkey Burgers with Chipotle Ketchup
Why settle for a greasy, fat-laden beef hamburger when you can try these delicious turkey burgers as a healthier alternative? Packing fresh herbs, shredded Parmesan cheese, and crunchy breadcrumbs, this burger has all your favorite savory fillings without the added sugars and fat that piles up in a fast food burger. And with almost 27 grams of protein, they're sure to keep you full and satisfied. Top with Chipotle Ketchup for a sweet and spicy kick, and serve on whole wheat buns with lettuce and burger toppings of your choice. These make for a great dinner menu item for a crowd, and they also freeze great if you're planning for dinners ahead.