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Discover our top-rated healthy turkey recipes, from roast turkey crowns and ideas for using leftover turkey, to curries, wraps, burgers, meatballs and more.

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  • Healthy roast turkey crown served on a plate with roasted veg

    Healthy roast turkey crown

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    Roast a turkey crown if you're catering to fewer people this Christmas. It's also a lighter option if you don't want to overindulge on the big day

  • A plate serving slow cooker meatballs with spaghetti

    Slow cooker meatballs

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.39 ratings

    Try these slow cooker meatballs for a tasty family meal. Turkey mince makes lighter meatballs which kids love. They also freeze well so you can batch cook

  • Turkey piccata 2016

    Turkey piccata

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.11 ratings

    A healthier version of piccata veal, that's gluten free and dairy-free, cooked in a lemon butter sauce and served with crisp baby roast potatoes

  • Three harissa turkey burgers

    Harissa turkey burgers

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Discover the lighter way to make burgers for the barbecue with this harissa turkey version, which uses lean turkey breast, beetroot and mixed grains

  • Spicy meatballs with chilli black beans

    Spicy meatballs with chilli black beans

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.93 ratings

    Give your favourite meatballs a healthy makeover with this low fat, low calorie, low GI recipe with turkey mince, black beans and avocado

  • Turkey breast fingers with avocado dip

    Turkey breast fingers with avocado dip

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    A balanced supper of lean turkey nuggets coated in a crisp herb crust with creamy butter bean, lime and avocado dip

  • Healthy turkey meatballs

    Healthy turkey meatballs

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.27 ratings

    Swap beef mince and breadcrumbs with lean turkey and oats. Serve in a tomato sauce with pasta or potatoes. See the tip to make a vegetarian version - Penne with fennel & Parmesan.

  • Turkey tabbouleh

    Turkey tabbouleh

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.7 ratings

    Turkey breast packs plenty of lean protein. Serve in a wholegrain bulgur wheat salad with fresh mint and parsley, tomatoes, cucumber and onion

  • Low-fat turkey bolognese

    Low-fat turkey bolognese

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.45 ratings

    Swap your usual beef mince with turkey to reduce the fat content of this classic Italian sauce and serve with wholemeal pasta

  • Turkey curry

    Turkey curry

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.38 ratings

    Go classic with your turkey leftovers and whip up this healthy spice-filled stew with peppers and tomatoes

  • Cajun meatballs

    Cajun meatballs

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.12 ratings

    Love meatballs? Try this low-calorie recipe that uses turkey mince, served in a hot pepper sauce

  • Cheesy turkey nuggets with smoking chips

    Cheesy turkey nuggets with smoking chips

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.6 ratings

    A healthy family meal that swaps chicken for leaner turkey meat, coated in a crispy Parmesan breaded crust, served with paprika fries

  • Turkey tortilla pie

    Turkey tortilla pie

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.39 ratings

    Top a chilli con carne with snipped tortilla wraps for this healthy one-pot that fuses nachos with enchiladas

  • Thai turkey stir-fry

    Thai turkey stir-fry

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.14 ratings

    A flash-in-the-pan noodle dish that's flavoursome, low fat and fast for those with a busy schedule

  • Turkey chilli jacket potatoes

    Turkey chilli jacket potatoes

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.16 ratings

    Turkey mince is cheap and lean. Flavour Mexican-style chilli with cumin and paprika and serve in crisp baked potatoes

  • Turkey & coriander burgers with guacamole

    Turkey & coriander burgers with guacamole

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.32 ratings

    These healthy burgers are full of vitamin C and use low-fat turkey flavoured with herbs and topped with spicy avocado

  • Turkey & spring onion wraps

    Turkey & spring onion wraps

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.13 ratings

    Give yourself a low-fat treat with these super-quick sandwich tortillas - a fab way of using up leftover turkey

  • Spicy turkey & pepper bake

    Spicy turkey & pepper bake

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.29 ratings

    This warming bake is a real family winner, it's cheap, low-fat and superhealthy

  • Turkey noodle soup

    Turkey noodle soup

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.12 ratings

    Healthy, cheap and quick - this soup is a great way to use up leftover turkey or chicken

  • Turkey tonnato salad

    Turkey tonnato salad

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Tuna mayo on turkey may sound like an odd combination, but trust us! This Italian-style light lunch dish is the perfect remedy for Christmas excesses

  • Turkey & pepper pittas

    Turkey & pepper pittas

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Kids will love this tasty snack-supper, and we bet they'll never know it's superhealthy too

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