25 Best Turkey Recipes

Turkey Stock

Turkey Stock
3.15

Turkey stock is a great way to add a little oomph to your pan gravy. It's a flavorful base that's a snap to make and adds complex flavor to many other ...


By Rachel Willen

Roasted Turkey

Roasted Turkey
3.2

A simple combination of herbs is the secret to this roasted turkey recipe.


By Food Network

Brined Turkey

Brined Turkey
3.45

This turkey made its way into chef Craig Deihl’s recipe collection by way of a staff meal at his Charleston restaurant Cypress. He explains that while many ...


By Craig Deihl

Turkey Burgers

Turkey Burgers

With the help of some vegetarian staples, these turkey burgers are as meaty and fulfilling as the real thing.


By Elizabeth Anderson

Turkey Meatloaf

Turkey Meatloaf

For a healthier option, replace the beef with turkey for a delicious meatloaf. 


By Emily Jacobs

Turkey Laab

Turkey Laab

Tim Wildin is Brand Director for ShopHouse. He likes to use his Thanksgiving leftovers to create a Thai alternative to the turkey sandwich:  “My dad ...


By Lauren Gordon

Turkey Stock

Turkey Stock

Making turkey stock is a great way to use the leftover turkey carcass from your Thanksgiving bird. Since Hanukkah coincides with Thanksgiving this year, ...


By ChefDanaKlitzberg

Thanksgiving Turkey: Mayonnaise Roasted Turkey

Thanksgiving Turkey: Mayonnaise Roasted Turkey

Roasted turkey, brined turkey, dry-brined turkey, healthy turkey, bacon-wrapped turkey, turkey stuffed with stuffing, turkey cooked with compound ...


By Arthur Bovino

Turkey Nachos

Turkey Nachos

Taco seasoning and a splash of beer create a flavorful base for these nachos. Feel free to mix up the ingredients—substitute black beans for the pintos or ...


By Whole Foods Market

Anytime Turkey Chili

Anytime Turkey Chili
2.5

There’s no need to wait until after Thanksgiving to try this recipe. Turkey is a lean, healthy source of protein that’s great other times of the year as ...


By Taste of Home

Braised Turkey Legs

Braised Turkey Legs
3.2

For those who can’t get enough red meat on Thanksgiving, this is a great way to prepare turkey legs. Chef Michael Mina adds extra flavor by braising his in ...


By Cook Taste Eat

Herb-Roasted Turkey

Herb-Roasted Turkey

Thanksgiving is hands-down my favorite holiday. Bar Americain is open each year for Thanksgiving, and we typically serve about 600 people before the day is ...


By Bobby Flay's Bar Americain Cookbook

Mom's Turkey Soup Recipe

Mom's Turkey Soup Recipe
4.55

In my family, Black Friday lunch is all about the Turkey-Leftovers Sandwich, but for dinner, it's always Turkey Soup. This soup is a great — not to mention ...


By Maryse Chevriere

Homemade Turkey Stock Recipe

Homemade Turkey Stock Recipe
5

Get the most out of your Thanksgiving turkey by making a nutritious culinary basic — homemade turkey stock. The smell of simmering turkey stock reminds me ...


By Allison Beck

Roasted Heritage Turkey Recipe

Roasted Heritage Turkey Recipe
5

A classic roast turkey recipe adapted from Jonathan Waxman of Barbuto, in New York City. Unlike regular turkeys, heritage birds have characteristics that ...


By Jonathan Waxman

Basic Turkey Brine Recipe

Basic Turkey Brine Recipe
4.25

If you decide to brine a turkey, try this simple recipe and play around with the optional ingredients to find what works best for you. This recipe is meant ...


By Sabrina Sexton

Basic Roasted Turkey Recipe

Basic Roasted Turkey Recipe
4.3

Try a recipe search for ‘Turkey’ on any food site and you’ll find this holiday bird brined, fried, grilled, roasted, buttered, truffle-stuffed, duck ...


By Sabrina Sexton

The Jive Turkey Cocktail

The Jive Turkey Cocktail
5

You can't go wrong if the cocktail has the world "turkey" in it... so we think. The Jive Turkey is made at Stephen Starr’s Steak 954 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.


By marcyafranklin

'Pass the Turkey' Cocktail

'Pass the Turkey' Cocktail
3.4

All puns aside, this is one clever cocktail. Made with Wild Turkey 101 and all the fixings for a true Thanksgiving meal, this is one drink that might make ...


By marcyafranklin

Turkey Breast with Gravy

Turkey Breast with Gravy

Sometimes you don't need to roast the whole bird, and the breast can be more than just enough. The breast in this recipe gets a good brine treatment so that ...


By Food Network

Deep-Fried Turkey Recipe

Deep-Fried Turkey Recipe
3.3

You might know James Beard award-winning chef Brad Thompson from the world famous Chef Tailgates he holds just outside of Giants Stadium at every home game. ...


By Bradford Thompson

Yogurt-Glazed Roast Turkey

Yogurt-Glazed Roast Turkey
2.65

Winner of Bravo’s Top Chef All Stars, chef Richard Blais developed this roasted turkey recipe for Dannon using their Oikos plain Greek nonfat yogurt. If you ...


By Richard Blais

Cincinnati Turkey Chili

Cincinnati Turkey Chili

This classic Cincinnati dish gets a healthy treatment by using turky. Try serving it over spaghetti for an unconventional way to enjoy chili. 


By MyRecipes.com

Feta-Spiked Turkey Burgers

Feta-Spiked Turkey Burgers
3.3

My mom came up with this dish when my sister and I were kids. We wouldn’t eat plain turkey burgers, so my mom improvised. She added the great bold flavor of ...


By Nisa Burns

Classic Turkey Melt

Classic Turkey Melt
1.5

There are about 1,000 combinations out there for matching up turkey, cheese, and bread. This recipe uses dill Havarti for its meltability and hint of herb-y ...


By Suzanne Lehrer

What is Turkey?

Turkey is a large, widely domesticated North American bird with white plumage and a bare, wattled head and neck. The name turkey was originally applied to an African bird now known as the guinea fowl, which was believed to have originated in Turkey. When the Europeans came upon the American turkey, they thought it was the same bird as the African guinea fowl, and so gave it the name turkey, although the two species are quite distinct. Turkeys are traditionally eaten at Christmas in Britain, ...