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.
Cincinnati Turkey Chili
Perfect and easy to make in large quantities, Midwestern-inspired chili is what you should make for your next casual dinner party or football gathering. Typical Cincinnati-style chili is spiced meat sauce served atop spaghetti noodles that results in a soup-like consistency that's not as dense and heavy as a traditional bowl of chili. With flavorful toppings like shredded cheese and onions, this dinner dish is a show stopper that you won't be able to stop ladling into your bowl. We even snuck semisweet chocolate in the mix for a surprise kick of sweetness that plays of the array of spices and herbs in the meat sauce