22 Turkey Mince Recipes You’ve Never Tried Before


Turkey mince is extremely versatile, tasty and due to its low fat content, it contains very few calories. We’ve searched the internet and picked out 22 of our favourite healthy turkey mince recipes for you to try.
Turkey…more than just a Christmas dish.

1. Turkey Keema

turkey keema recipe

Via Sun Basket

In India and Pakistan, keema is a popular main course and street food snack, made with richly spiced mince (usually lamb) and vegetables (typically peas and potatoes). This is a delicious recipe that uses turkey mince to keep the fat and calories down.

2. Simple Turkey Chilli

turkey chilli recipe

Via NY Times

Simple recipe, but packed full of flavour, this is a dish that will keep you warm as the cold nights draw in.

3. Unbelievably Moist Turkey Meatloaf

Unbelievably Moist Turkey Meatloaf

Via Inspired Taste

For this take on meatloaf you blend minced turkey with quite a lot of mushrooms and seasonings, then bake to perfection. It will take you about an hour and a half to make this protein packed dish, but don’t forget that the leftovers make for a cracking sandwich filler!

4. Sun-dried Tomato & Basil Turkey Burgers

food for fitness turkey burgers recipe

Via Food For Fitness

Ever find yourself craving a burger but don’t want to derail your diet? Then you’ll love these low fat, high protein, guilt free beauties.

5. Turkey Tacos

turkey tacos recipe

Via Taste.com.au

For a good-for-you take on a Mexican Taco, look no further. These little corkers will go great with your favourite salsa.

6. Curried Ground Turkey with Potatoes

curried ground turkey recipe

Via Simply Recipes

For a taste of India try giving this simple recipe a try. Follow their instructions to serve four, and impress your friends and family with your culinary skills.

7. Greek Turkey Meatballs

Via Damn Delicious

Everyone’s favorite meatballs made healthier! So moist, so tender and so easy to make, drizzled with Greek yogurt tzatziki sauce!

8. Syrian Stuffed Pumpkins

Syrian turkey mince recipe

Via The Kitchn

The creators of this recipe have merged their traditional thanksgiving dish with their Syrian neighbours stuffing. This is a delicious way to bring people together and give us all a healthy meal we can enjoy year round.

9. Turkey Enchiladas

turkey enchilada recipe

Via British Turkey

Take your turkey south of the border with this tex-mex favourite. Follow this recipe for 47g of protein at only 660 calories per serving.

10. Turkey & Veg Sloppy Joes

turkey mince recipes

Via Campbells

An American favourite made a little healthier. These are packed with lean protein and don’t skimp on the veggies. Try these with your kids for an instant favourite.

11. Rockin’ 5 Ingredient Sweet Potato Turkey Chili

turkey chilli recipe

Via Pinch Of Yum

Everybody loves a good chill recipe and fitness folks love sweet potato. Combine the two and you’ve got a high protein tasty delight that the whole family will love. This recipe is so easy and pretty much just uses sweet potatoes, turkey mince, onions and garlic, stock and canned beans.

12. Turkey Pesto & Garlic Meatballs

turkey mince meatballs recipe

Via Cafe Delites

The title says it all – what’s not to love?!  Whether oven baked or prepared in the slow cooker, this recipe is sure to be a hit with all of the family.

13. Spicy Chipotle Turkey Burritos

turkey burritos

Via Pinch Of Yum

These are very much a meal prep win! Put simply, you roll spicy ground turkey and veggies in a flour tortilla. But don’t let their simplicity fool you; these Burritos are jam packed with flavour!  You can freeze these to microwave later  for easy meals on the go.

14. Turkey Meatball & Spinach Soup

turkey soup recipe

Via Damn Delicious

This soup is very easy to make with three basic steps: Make the turkey stock, cook the meatballs, then combine both into an incredible, hearty soup along with some vegetable. It really is that simple, and great for the coming cold nights.

15. Turkey Bolognese

turkey bolognese recipe

Via Food For Fitness

OK, so we’re maybe being biased with this one, but it really is a winner!

16. Quick Turkey Ragu

turkey ragu recipe

Via Panning The Globe

A real winter warmer and packed full of hearty ingredients, this recipe will chase away the cold days.

17. Ground Turkey Sweet Potato Skillet

ground turkey mince recipe

Via Liz Loves Life

This is a delicious recipe using every fitness buff’s favourite carbohydrate: sweet potato.

18. Korean Ground Turkey & Rice Bowls

Korean ground turkey recipe

Via The Schmidty Wife

A delicious and quick recipe for a Korean dish using turkey mince that is sweet, rich and spicy.

19. Ground Turkey Black Bean Enchiladas

Ground Turkey Black Bean Enchiladas

Via Diet Hood

Mexican food is super-popular right now and when you cook these enchiladas you’ll realise why!

20. Homemade Maple Breakfast Sausage

turkey breakfast sausage recipe

Via The Chunky Chef

These aren’t anything like the sausages we have over on this side of the pond but the American breakfast sausage patty is a firm favourite in the U S of A and this recipe is a winner.

21. Thai Paleo Meatballs

Thai Paleo Meatballs Recipe

Via A Saucy Kitchen

Baked Thai Meatballs packed with fresh flavors and paired with a simple chili sauce.

22. Turkey-Chorizo Burgers with Creamy Guacamole

Turkey-Chorizo Burgers with Creamy Guacamole

Via Chilli Pepper Madness

A winner of a burger recipe that pairs the savoury, spicy, fatty deliciousness of chorizo with turkey mince to unite in a winning burger combo.

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Scott is the owner and founder of Food For Fitness. He is a fat loss coach, speaker and fitness writer with a masters (MSc) degree in Applied Sports Nutrition.