When hunger strikes, you’ll be ready with these ground turkey meal prep recipes!
Meal prepping does wonders for your waistline and your wallet. And ground turkey is the perfect protein to keep your healthy habits on track.
It’s a leaner alternative to beef and it’s just as affordable and versatile. Whether it’s stir-fry, scrambles, bowls, or burritos, you can put it in almost everything.
Meal prepping takes one day of work. Then, you reap the benefits of a homemade meal whenever you’re hungry.
Cut the stress and not the flavor with these ground turkey meal prep recipes. They’re your ticket to eating healthy all week.
These bowls are a leaner take on Korean beef bulgogi. Instead of red meat, they’re packed with turkey. They’re coated in a sweet umami sauce with the tiniest pinch of heat.
With a side of broccoli and white rice, this meal has all your bases covered. You get protein, starch, and a vegetable.
It’s a healthy option that’s less than 400 calories.
Build healthy habits with these nutritious bowls. They’re a well-balanced meal that doesn’t skimp on flavor.
The ground turkey and crunchy veggies are coated with a homemade teriyaki sauce. White rice, cilantro, and lime make it complete.
It’s a grab-and-go work lunch you can reheat and eat. Plus, you get four meals out of 25 minutes of prep work.
For a meal that checks all the boxes and then some, go with this stir-fry.
It’s convenient, fuss-free, beginner-friendly, versatile, and cheap. Better yet, this enticing dish is full of good-for-you foods.
It’s packed with ground turkey, veggies, and brown rice in a five-ingredient Asian sauce. For lunch or dinner, this stir-fry is a prime solution for both.
You won’t miss the tortillas with these vibrant bowls. They’re a colorful mix of all the best burrito fillings. They come with black beans, salsa, avocado, and cilantro lime coconut rice.
The best part is the ground turkey. Tomato paste, apple cider vinegar, and spices pack the meat with flavor. It’s a nutritious meal that helps you resist the taco shop.
Say goodbye to takeout, as these bowls have everything you need. Prep them for lunch or dream about them all day for dinner.
The aromatics and flavorings in the ground turkey make it utterly mouthwatering. So does the Thai basil sauce!
Whole30, paleo, and low-carb, these bowls are diet-approved, too.
One-skillet meals like this make prep day so easy. They’re simple to prepare, easy to clean, and make-ahead friendly.
The browned turkey is jam-packed with peppers, onions, and kale. Chipotle hot sauce, cumin, and salsa make it a little smoky and spicy.
Add white, brown, or cauliflower rice on the side. All these options are freezer-friendly and gluten-free.
Searching for a new healthy and inexpensive lunch idea? Throw a curveball into your routine with these Greek-style bowls.
The ground turkey meatballs are savory, fresh, and protein-packed. They’re easy to make from scratch and gluten-free. The bright cucumber salad and cauliflower rice are the perfect accompaniments. They keep the meal light and nutritious.
When I foresee a busy week, I add this pasta to my meal prep day. It’s a quick dinner and feeds the entire family.
Tender rotini melds with a meaty creamy red sauce with cheddar cheese. It’s a hearty dish that’s comforting to boot! Not only will the kids love this, but it only takes one pot!
Meals like this make it easy to stick to a healthy diet. Paleo and gluten-free, it’s a low-carb lunch that leaves you feeling satisfied.
The ground turkey, cauliflower rice, and salad are brimming with bright flavors. Drizzle the tzatziki on top for a little something extra.
Tacos get soggy if you don’t eat them right away. Avoid the messy lunch and turn them into a deconstructed bowl instead.
The mix of taco-seasoned turkey, black beans, and veggies is so fresh. The creamy Southwest dressing makes the bowls even more tempting.
Is Chipotle beckoning you for a lunch break? Make the smarter choice and opt for these burritos instead. Believe me, you won’t be disappointed!
The soft flour tortilla is overflowing with savory goodness. You get chipotle-seasoned ground turkey, veggies, black beans, and cheese.
For the freezer or fridge, these burritos are a make-ahead meal must.
You can also turn your burrito into a bowl. It’s a low-carb option that satisfies your Mexican food cravings.
Taco-seasoned ground turkey and cauliflower are the base. From there, customize the fillings any way you want. Cheese, jalapenos, salsa, avocado, the options are endless. Try new toppings each week to keep things fresh.
These freezer-friendly burritos are a blessing for busy weeks. They double as a dinner and a lunch option. The assembly process is super easy. Plus, they’re far healthier than your average burrito.
The savory ground turkey and black beans meet your protein needs. Sweet potatoes pack them with extra substance eliminating the need for rice.
I like mine with cheese, but they’re also great dairy-free.
Ditch the tortilla and go with these lettuce wraps. They’re crave-worthy, low-carb, and super fresh.
Make the savory ground turkey filling and store it separately from the greens. When hunger strikes, assemble them and eat.
For a quick grab-and-go bite, put your taco salad in a jar. It transports well and helps with portion control.
The key to this meal is all in the layering. Put the dressing on the bottom and lettuce on top so it doesn’t wilt. There are plenty of customization options. Just don’t skip the taco seasoning on the turkey. It’s the best part.
Figuring out breakfast for busy mornings is challenging. Fortunately, this scramble has you covered. It’s a complete hot breakfast in a jar. You get ground turkey, eggs, potatoes, and mushrooms.
Make a batch for the week and stash them in the fridge. Come morning, just pop it in the microwave for a few minutes.
Easily feed the family breakfast with these egg cups. They’re a portable bite you can eat on the run.
Not only are they make-ahead friendly, but they come in the perfect portion size. Plus, they’re healthier than resorting to sugary cereal.
Each cup is a protein-packed meal full of eggs, ground turkey, cheese, and veggies. The family will love them!
Take the guesswork out of dinner and make this healthy chili. It’s a big batch meal you can have on hand for any night of the week.
Ground turkey makes it meaty and hearty. It melds with a mix of veggies and kidney beans in a bold tomato base.
Toss it in the slow cooker and let it cook. As it does its thing, you can prepare another make-ahead meal.
If the drive-thru sounds tempting, this restaurant-quality meal can help. The juicy turkey burger and crispy fries combo hits the spot!
It’s much, much healthier than a greasy fast-food burger. Plus, the fries haven’t been chilling in a vat of oil all day.
Build the burger and refrigerate it. Right before serving, add the bun so it doesn’t get soggy.
You can also go bunless for a low-carb burger option. Packed with ground turkey and fillings, this recipe is a crowd-pleaser.
When it’s time to eat, smother everything in the creamy chipotle dressing. It’s yogurt-based, so you get probiotics, too.
These bowls are just as satisfying as the real thing. But they won’t leave you feeling sluggish and ready for a nap.
For breakfast, lunch, or dinner, this skillet is great for any meal. Make it and plop it in the freezer. Then you have it on hand when hunger strikes.
It’s a hearty mix of ground turkey, sweet potato, bell peppers, and kale. The warming spices give it a delightful flavor boost.
And who doesn’t love a sprinkle of cheese?
Unadorned leafy greens aren’t very filling. But this Mediterranean feast sure is! It’s full of fresh, savory, and bright flavors sure to leave your tastebuds happy. The ground turkey, artichoke hearts, and creamy dressing are some highlights.
If you prefer the meat hot, store it in a separate container. Then, warm it up right before you eat.
You’ll want this bowl on repeat! You’ll swear it came from a restaurant, it’s that yummy. It’s a mix of teriyaki-smothered ground turkey and fresh vegetables. It’s served over fluffy coconut rice.
Not only is it healthy and quick, but it’s also mouthwatering. What’s even better is you can head straight home right after work. Thanks to meal prep day, it’s in the freezer waiting for you!
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