Turkey Recipes

Turkey can be enjoyed during the Thanksgiving holiday or anytime with these tempting turkey recipes, including appetizers, salad, soup, side dishes, dinners, casserole, stuffing, roasted turkey, stuffed turkey and more.

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    Air-Fryer Turkey and Mushroom Potpies

    I always use the leftovers from our big holiday turkey to prepare this recipe. I think my family enjoys the potpies more than the original feast! —Lily Julow, Lawrenceville, Georgia

    15 Secrets to the Most Flavorful Turkey Ever

    Make your Thanksgiving turkey more flavorful than ever with our top turkey tips.


    Air-Fryer Quick Tater Tots Bake

    I like to prepare this dish when I'm short on time. You can also make the bake a...


    Kilbourn Sandwich

    This is a fun take on a Monte Cristo. It makes a big batch, so you can stock your freezer...


    How to Make the Best Turkey Chili

    When you're craving down-home comfort food—but not all of the fat—turn to this turkey chili recipe. Ground turkey recipes,...

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    How to Cook Deconstructed Turkey

    Instead of roasting a whole turkey this year, consider making a deconstructed turkey. It cooks up faster, and every piece...


    How Long to Cook a Turkey

    Having Thanksgiving dinner right on time is easy when you know how long to cook a turkey.

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    The Ultimate Thanksgiving Turkey Guide

    Learn how to cook a turkey for your best Thanksgiving yet. We've got tips on cook times, what to stuff...


    How to Smoke a Turkey

    Our Test Kitchen's step-by-step guide for how to smoke a turkey will help you cook a juicy, flavorful bird for...


    Deep-Fried Turkey

    This deep-fried turkey recipe will score you many oohs and aahs this Thanksgiving. It perfectly balances a crispy exterior while...


    The Trick to Roasting a Perfect Turkey Without a Roasting Pan

    Don't have a roasting pan? Thanksgiving is not lost! Grab that broiler pan that came with your oven and get...

    Classic Cheesecloth Turkey

    This cheesecloth turkey uses a classic method, wine-soaked cheesecloth, to give you the juiciest turkey and most flavorful gravy you've...


    16 Must-Have Turkey Tools You’ll Want This Thanksgiving

    The perfect bird deserves top-notch turkey tools. Read on to find our best picks for roasting pans, meat thermometers, turkey...



    What Is the Best Turkey to Buy for Thanksgiving?

    Have your Thanksgiving turkey shopping go off without a hitch with our tips on identifying the best turkey to buy...


    30 Turkey Tips Everyone Should Know This Thanksgiving

    We’re sharing Thanksgiving advice directly from Taste of Home readers and our Test Kitchen. Use our timeless turkey tips to...

    How to Cook the Juiciest Instant Pot Turkey Breast Ever

    This step-by-step guide will walk you through how to make Instant Pot turkey breast that's crisp, juicy and tender.


    How to Make an Air Fryer Turkey Breast That’s Perfectly Juicy

    The magic of the air fryer continues with this Thanksgiving-worthy recipe for herb-rubbed turkey breast.


    How to Brine a Turkey

    Put a stop to dry, flavorless birds. Learn how to brine a turkey using the traditional wet brine method, or...


    How to Cook an Upside-Down Turkey

    Upside-down turkey? You heard us right! Find out why you should flip your bird for a delicious holiday dinner.


    Could a Hairdryer Be the Secret to Your Best-Ever Thanksgiving Turkey?

    Is this another internet gimmick—or is it the secret to Thanksgiving turkey perfection? I put this unusual skin-crisping method to...


    Grilled Turkey Kabobs with Thai Noodle Salad

    This fresh and crisp Thai Salad is full of lean turkey, colourful veggies, rice noodles and seasoned to perfection. It’s...


    Turkey and Black Bean Enchilada Casserole

    When I don’t feel like pulling out the slow cooker, my next favorite weeknight meal is this warm black bean...


    One-Dish Ground Turkey Sweet Potato Skillet

    I'm still settling into married life and learning how to balance our busy schedules. This quick one-dish ground turkey sweet...

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    Quick and Healthy Turkey Veggie Soup

    I freeze our leftover turkey at the holidays so we can enjoy meals like this year-round. This soup is especially...


    Turkey and Root Veggie Sheet-Pan Dinner

    My family loves this turkey sheet-pan dinner. I used ingredients I had on hand, including bacon, which lends a nice...


    Back Porch Slow-Cooker Meatballs

    This slow-cooker meatballs recipe came to me while sitting on the back porch. The combination of meats and ingredients in...


    Air-Fryer Coconut-Crusted Turkey Fingers

    My granddaughter shared this recipe for turkey fingers with me. With a plum dipping sauce, they're just the thing for...


    Taco Turkey Meat Loaf

    After buying a supersized package of ground turkey, I made this spicy taco turkey meat loaf using what I had...


    Turkey & Swiss Frittata

    Apricots, Swiss cheese, green onions and veggies combine beautifully in this turkey frittata. You can use different spices to suit...