10 Easy Ground Turkey Meal Prep Recipes
You’re going to love using ground turkey meal prep recipes to meal prep for the family. If you’re tired of being reactive to dinner, now is the time to take charge and have a list of recipes that just won’t let you down. All the people in your family will be so happy that you’re starting to finally meal prep! And these turkey meal prep recipes are awesome for great taste and flavor!
Simple Meal Prep Ideas
There’s nothing like a good meal prep idea to get everyone in the family in a good mood. Even your husband (or wife) will be on board as long as it makes dinner easier and even more delicious.
I’m a big fan of having meal prep containers on hand because it makes my cooking process go a lot more smoothly but that’s totally up to you and your preference.
Since you’re going to be using ground turkey for all of these recipes, make certain that you keep you eyes peeled for a sale! If you see ground turkey cheap, stock up and freeze for later.
The Importance of Using Meal Prep Recipes
When you meal prep, you’re planning ahead. And this is why these ground turkey meal prep recipes are great for your sanity and home. The more that you can prep, the better.
A lot of these ground turkey meal prep recipes use the same ingredients so it might be smart to stock up on items such as:
- Olive oil
- Cauliflower rice
- Red pepper flakes
- Green beans
- Green onions
- Lettuce wraps
- Sesame oil
- Red onion
- Black beans
And more. We make a lot of Mexican meal prep recipes so we like to keep taco meal prep bowls on hand as well as taco meat seasoning, too. Turkey taco recipes are so good! (and if you want to stay low carb you can use lettuce wraps easily as well)
Are you ready to learn how to prep a healthy ground turkey meal? Below are some of the best ground turkey meal prep recipes that you can easily do at home.
Ground turkey meal prep recipes
All of these ground turkey meal prep recipes are simple and delicious. You’ll see some of my favorite turkey meal prep bowls below.
Slow Cooker Turkey Taco Soup
Slow Cooker Turkey Taco Soup is an easy meal to prepare with just a few ingredients. Tasty & filling this crockpot dinner will make the family happy.
A healthier version of Puerto Rican lasagna, this Pastelón is a casserole of ground turkey picadillo layered with mashed sweet plantains and mozzarella cheese.
These healthy turkey meatballs without breadcrumbs are juicy little protein bombs that are packed with flavor! They’re super easy to make and ready in just 40 minutes
Air Fryer Turkey Meatloaf
Super flavorful and juicy turkey meatloaf made in your air fryer.
Italian Baked Turkey Meatballs
Italian Baked Turkey Meatballs are lean, nutritious, and delicious, made with protein-filled ground turkey and a blend of Italian spices. Baked meatballs are cooked in 15 minutes and are perfect for dinner, sandwiches, and meal prepping.
Classic Lasagna with Turkey
Ground turkey replaces traditional ground beef in this recipe making it lower in calories and fat. This recipe is a tried and true crowd-pleaser.
Ground Turkey Sloppy Joes
Sloppy Joe’s are easy to make. They taste great with ground turkey. You won’t even miss the traditional beef in the recipe.
Turkey Tacos are perfect for a busy weeknight. Ground turkey is lean but well seasoned and a healthy choice for taco night.
Mini Taco Salad Cups
If you are looking for an appetizer for your next event or big game day party look no further. Everyone loves mini versions of food and these Mini Taco Salad Cups are no exception! Kids love these too.
Thai Turkey Burgers
Do you love the delicious taste of homemade burgers, but wish you could put a new twist on a classic fave? This Thai turkey burger just might be your new favorite homemade burger recipe.
See how simple it can be to have a ground turkey meal prep plan? It’s not hard to prep bowls or other items for later.
Variations to use for meal prep bowls and recipes
You have options when it comes to your meal prep choices. Even though this list is full of healthy ground turkey meal ideas, you can always use ground chicken instead as well. Soy sauce is a great addition for flavor and taste and you can always stir fry some veggies to have on the side.
Side dish options to pair with these meal prep ideas
Some people like to eat brown rice with their meals while others prefer a nice big sweet potato as well. When you meal prep the main dish ahead of time, you’ll have time to think about side dishes like sweet peas and other simple dishes.
I would think that the most popular is something to do with a sweet potato because it balances out the sweetness with the other great flavors. But in my opinion, there’s more than one side dish option to pair up!
When it comes to turkey recipes and trying to figure out what healthy ground turkey meal to make, you have so many great choices to choose from. From meal prep bowls to a fun Korean flavored recipe, you can’t go wrong with any of these healthy ground turkey meal ideas!
Don’t forget the spices!
Don’t forget to add in cloves garlic, red pepper flakes, a dash of brown sugar, or a fun flavored spice that you love. You can easily change the flavor of these recipes and prep bowls fast!
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