25 Best Turkey Recipes

Bacon-Wrapped Turkey

Bacon-Wrapped Turkey
3.25

Nothing's better than bacon, except when it's Thanksgiving day and your turkey is wrapped in some. This recipe uses a seasoning and olive oil paste for ...


By Anne Dolce

Turkey Bean Soup Recipe

Turkey Bean Soup Recipe

Empire Kosher shares their recipe for Thanksgiving leftovers with their turkey bean soup recipe. 


By Elyse Cromer

Turkey Leftover Empanada

Turkey Leftover Empanada
5

Delicious, indulgent, perfect appetizers for any post holiday party!


By Lauren Gordon

Mediterranean Turkey Casserole

Mediterranean Turkey Casserole
4.2

Add some Mediterranean flavors to your next casserole dish.


By Emily Jacobs

Turkey Dinner Sushi Roll

Turkey Dinner Sushi Roll
4

Justin Warner, chef at Brooklyn, N.Y.'s Do or Dine restaurant, came up with an inventive twist on a classic Thanksgiving dinner. Wrap turkey and cranberry ...


By Emily Jacobs

Turkey Soup with Dumplings

Turkey Soup with Dumplings

"Making soup from the carcass of the turkey never seems to disappoint. Adding dumplings brings a hearty deliciousness to the broth and the fresh veggies a ...


By Lauren Gordon

Turkey Enchiladas Suidas

Turkey Enchiladas Suidas

Chef Joe Quintana from Rosa Mexicano suggests spicing up all that leftover turkey with a Mexican twist. Whether adding to a smoky soup or folding into ...


By Lauren Gordon

Turkey a la King

Turkey a la King
1

John “Blue” Avila was born into the barbecue business, as the first grandson of Texas food legends A.C. & Mary Saenz of A.C. Saenz Tamales & BBQ est. 1968. ...


By Lauren Gordon

White Turkey Lasagna

White Turkey Lasagna

This is a creamy and delicious lasagna recipe that will be a hearty holiday meal.


By Lauren Gordon

Turkey Gratin in a Portobello Mushroom

Turkey Gratin in a Portobello Mushroom
5

A very healthy option when craving a rich hearty meal. To see the complete version of this post you can go ...


By OLGAGULATI

Roast Turkey with Pan Gravy

Roast Turkey with Pan Gravy
3

The secret to this exceptional bird is an old-fashioned, inexpensive, enameled metal oval roaster with a lid, found in most supermarkets. It simultaneously ...


By Gourmet

Sicilian-Style Turkey Meatballs Recipe

Sicilian-Style Turkey Meatballs Recipe
5

There is something wonderful about the classic Sicilian combination of sweet dried currants or raisins, creamy and nutty toasted pine nuts, and fresh ...


By Allison Beck

West Indian Turkey Curry Recipe

West Indian Turkey Curry Recipe
4.5

I love to eat all types of curry, but at home I like to use a West Indian curry powder that I find at a Caribbean foods store in Brooklyn, N.Y. The basic ...


By Valaer Murray

Sage and Rosemary Roasted Turkey Recipe

Sage and Rosemary Roasted Turkey Recipe
4.65

Suzanne Goin, the chef at Lucques in Los Angeles, California, slathers her turkey with a roasted garlic butter, then adds lots of fresh herbs before the ...


By Suzanne Goin

D'Artagnan's Braised Wild Turkey Ragu Recipe

D'Artagnan's Braised Wild Turkey Ragu  Recipe
5

Braising keeps this lean wild turkey meat moist and flavorful. Serve this dish as a first course, and this Roasted Wild Turkey Breast with Fall Vegetables ...


By D'Artagnan Gourmet

Jimmy Bradley's Deep-Fried Turkey Recipe

Jimmy Bradley's Deep-Fried Turkey Recipe
4.75

Jimmy Bradley, the chef-owner of The Red Cat and The Harrison in New York City, likes frying his Thanksgiving turkey because it comes out extra juicy, in ...


By Jimmy Bradley

Red Wine Roasted Turkey Legs Recipe

Red Wine Roasted Turkey Legs Recipe
5

Kerry Heffernan, Executive Chef at South Gate at the Essex House in New York City, originally braised the turkey legs, but in testing it discovered roasting ...


By Kerry Heffernan

Roast Turkey with Tangerine Sage Glaze Recipe

Roast Turkey with Tangerine Sage Glaze Recipe
5

Chef Dean Fearing from Fearing's Restaurant in Dallas, Texas glazes his roast turkey with a sweet syrup made with tangerine juice, ginger, and sage.Recipe ...


By Dean Fearing

Balsamic Roasted Turkey with Apple Stuffing Recipe

Balsamic Roasted Turkey with Apple Stuffing Recipe
4.65

This simple and easy-to-follow recipe is from Elana Amsterdam, cookbook author and writer of the blog Elana's Pantry. Broken up into basic steps, this ...


By Elana Amsterdam

Hedgehog Mushroom and Turkey Pot Pie Recipe

Hedgehog Mushroom and Turkey Pot Pie Recipe
5

This is a deceptively familiar version of the beloved winter favorite, pot pie. It's just what Mom might make after a walk on the wild side. All the comfy ...


By Connie Green

Ginger-Sumac Roasted Turkey Breast

Ginger-Sumac Roasted Turkey Breast
3.15

Sumac, if you are unfamiliar with it, is a Middle Eastern ground dried berry that is slightly tart and is often used as a replacement for lemon. You can ...


By Amanda Simpson

Todd English's Confit of Turkey Recipe

Todd English's Confit of Turkey Recipe
5

For Todd English, Thanksgiving is all about having fun with ingredients, like mixing sweet potatoes with half and half  cream and lavender, or honey and ...


By Todd English

Pulled Turkey Sandwiches with Barbecue Sauce

Pulled Turkey Sandwiches with Barbecue Sauce
3.25

This is a barbecue turkey take on a hot chicken sandwich — a Quebec staple. Tender pulled turkey meat is sandwiched between two slices of bread, then ...


By Nadia Giosia

Turkey Roulade with Cranberry-Apricot Stuffing

Turkey Roulade with Cranberry-Apricot Stuffing

For a twist on the traditional Thanksgiving main dish, this cranberry-apricot stuffed turkey is a great recipe to try, without the mess of dealing with a ...


By Food Network

Turkey Burger with Grated Zucchini and Carrot

Turkey Burger with Grated Zucchini and Carrot

This turkey burger is a healthy version of the American classic that's simple and quick to make. 


By MyRecipes.com

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, ...