Turkey recipes

Turkey, Bacon & Leek Pie

Turkey, Bacon & Leek Pie

We had such a huge turkey given to us at Christmas that I ended up freezing three bags of turkey meat (thanks for the hint Fuss Free Helen) and had one last bag left
Turkey Koftas in Pitta Bread

Turkey Koftas in Pitta Bread

Christmas was long enough ago that I think I can face eating turkey again. You could make koftas from any kind of mince but they work really well with turkey and it's a very low fat option compared to red meat
Tasty Turkey Meatballs

Tasty Turkey Meatballs

Made with lean turkey mince & tinned tomatoes, these Turkey Meatballs not only look the part, they taste the part AND they’re good for you
Juicy Turkey Burgers

Juicy Turkey Burgers

I cooked turkey burgers for them and they were just thrilled. These are the simplest and juiciest turkey burgers ever
Cheesy Turkey Pesto Rolls

Cheesy Turkey Pesto Rolls

) and there's turkey so yay protein. thin-sliced deli turkey. Top evenly with the slices of turkey. 3/4 lb thin-sliced deli turkey
Turkey Filo Pastry Samosas

Turkey Filo Pastry Samosas

These turkey filo pastry samosas are nearly a third of the calories of those you might find in a restaurant
Turkey & Chorizo Meatballs

Turkey & Chorizo Meatballs

Turkey meat can be a little bland if I’m honest so when my mother recently gave me a pack of reduced turkey breast mince (we love a bargain in my family), I thought I’d try something new with it
Turkey Bolognese

Turkey Bolognese

It doesn’t seem that long ago that my family would turn their noses up at minced turkey as if it was somehow inferior to minced beef but now the tide has turned and we rarely have minced beef and I can’t say that any of us miss it
Asian turkey meatballs

Asian turkey meatballs

Remember the British Turkey Blogger recipe competition back in August. I entered my Ultimate Turkey Burgers but did not really think I had much of a chance
Turkey Chilli

Turkey Chilli

I used diced turkey breast for this, but diced thighs would be lovely and would stay moister during the cooking
Turkey and bacon risotto

Turkey and bacon risotto

Due to a family illness we ended up with a few more people for Christmas dinner than we had anticipated and one of them had already begun defrosting their Christmas turkey, so it made sense to use that for dinner
Turkey curry

Turkey curry

) cooked turkeyFrylight2 large onions, finely chopped3 peppers (red, green and yellow)large handful fresh spinach, roughly chopped3 tbsp tomato puree1 tin chopped tomatoeslarge handful chopped fresh coriander2 limes, juiced400ml chicken stockFOR THE SPICE MIX1 tsp ground ginger1 tsp chilli powder1 tsp cumin1 tsp ground coriander1/2 tsp turmeric1 tbsp garam masala1 tsp fenugreek1 tbsp garlic powderMethodMix all of the spices together in a ramekin and set asideFry the onions in frylight until translucent, and stir in the spices. Add the chopped tomatoes, tomato puree and chicken stock and bring to a simmerAdd the turkey, put onto a low heat and simmer for 35 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve with basmati rice, and sprinkle generously with corianderAdditional InfoIf you haven't got much turkey left, just add more vegetables, or even some chopped potatoes 800g (or whatever you have left
Turkey Quesadilla

Turkey Quesadilla

If you still have some turkey or chicken leftover a quesadilla is a good way to use it up for lunch. With the combination of turkey and cranberry sauce makes it really seasonal flavour especially with the fresh thyme
Turkey Chilli

Turkey Chilli

A lot of people have reservations about turkey, they find it too dry or too bland. The turkey works so well in this recipe, as it takes on the flavours, the mince stays soft and if you are like me, a little while go a long long way