15 Easy, Low-Carb Ground Turkey Recipes

When it comes to low-fat meats, you really can't beat lean, mean turkey. Whether you got a great deal on ground turkey at the supermarket or you're just looking for healthy ground turkey recipes, we've got a recipe for you—and it's anything but dry! For more inspiration, check out all of our top low-carb recipes, or, if you prefer it a bit more rich, check out these low-carb ground beef recipes.

Keep in mind that all nutrition information is approximate, and you should always talk to your doctor before beginning any diet.

Low-Carb Stuffed Peppers

"Absolutely delicious! I am in the transition from vegetarian to a ketogenic diet, and this was a great way to start off. Great flavor, the meat wasn't dry at all."


(11.8 grams carbohydrate/serving)

Ground Turkey Stroganoff

"It was quite tasty and super easy to make, and since ground turkey is still cheap in my area it was wallet-friendly, too. I'll definitely make this again!"


(13.8 grams carbohydrate/serving)

Baked Paleo Turkey Meatballs

"I needed a paleo turkey meatball recipe and this one was easy to prepare and tastes delicious! I like it because it is simple and has all the ingredients I have on hand."

-Debbie W.

(4.7 grams carbohydrate/serving)

Turkey Sloppy Joes

"What a nice sammie. Low-fat and pretty tasty. I served mine on toasted honey wheat rolls. Very easy and filling."


(5.9 grams carbohydrate/serving)

Sweet & Spicy Ground Turkey Stir-Fry

"Fantastic recipe and I love the vegetable options! I think I'd use more red pepper flakes and maybe some ginger. Wonderful use of ground turkey! I served over brown rice."


(15.3 grams carbohydrate/serving)

Cheesy Turkey Burger

"This is the easiest most wonderful way to kick your turkey burger up a notch. I used Italian breadcrumbs and mozzarella cheese because my pantry and refrigerator made me—it turned out delicious!"

-Peachie Keene

(4.8 grams carbohydrate/serving)

Spicy Ground Turkey

"Good recipe for both dieters and non-dieters. Great take on a healthy fajita."


(16.7 grams carbohydrate/serving)

Turkey & Parmesan Mushrooms

"Very tasty mushrooms! The mayo kept the turkey nice and moist and the seasoning was good. I did sprinkle on a little more Parmesan when I served these. Thanks for sharing your recipe!"


(1.2 grams carbohydrate/serving)

Goat Cheese & Spinach Turkey Burgers

"This fast and easy recipe is perfect to make after a long day at work. The goat cheese adds a creamy flavor to sometimes bland turkey burgers. Served with a side salad, it makes a perfectly delicious meal."

-Chef Sunshine

(1.6 grams carbohydrate/serving)

Turkey Chorizo

"I made the mistake of using ground turkey breast instead of ground turkey. I won't do that again! You definitely need a little bit of fat in the meat. That being said, the flavor of this chorizo was excellent!"


(1.9 grams carbohydrate/serving)

Turkey & Ricotta Meatballs

"These are seriously good! The first time I made them I didn't have fresh basil on hand so I substituted a couple of tablespoons of pesto instead and, OMG, we devoured them! I prefer these now to regular meatballs because these are far superior in flavor, plus healthier!"

-Stefanie B.

(11.6 grams carbohydrate/serving)

Stuffed Turkey Burgers

"These are terrific! The jalapeno and olives add just enough flavor to the meat, and the cheese is a nice surprise buried inside too. I will be making these again!"


(0.6 grams carbohydrate/serving)

Turkey Eggplant Parmesan

"Awesome recipe. I'm glad I tried it, because it tastes better than regular eggplant parmesan. The addition of fennel seed really made the sauce taste superb."


(8.7 grams carbohydrate/serving)

Slow-Cooker Turkey Tomato Sauce

"My go-to meat sauce! This is the recipe I turn to for anything requiring a meat sauce. Freezes great, too. Don't go for the 99% fat-free ground turkey breast; it turns into styrofoam pellets when cooked. The 93% lean stuff is much better."


(7.1 grams carbohydrate/serving)

Italian Turkey Meatloaf

"Absolutely delicious! I doubled the recipe for a little dinner party we were having. We added some diced, scotch-bonnet pepper for a little bit of a kick, and it was hands-down the best meatloaf I've ever had!"

-Jamy B.

(9.6 grams carbohydrate/serving)