Our Best Turkey Recipes

Our tasty and tender turkey recipes are perfect for everything from Thanksgiving dinners to quick suppers. No one will know these delicious main dishes are made to fit into a diabetic diet. We've even included our favorite recipes for turkey leftovers -- now that's something to be thankful for!

Herb-Roasted Turkey and Vegetables

This herb-infused roast and vegetable combo will please even the pickiest eaters at the dinner table. Bonus: This tasty turkey entree packs a protein punch -- 30 grams per serving!

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Turkey-Vegetable Bake

Have some extra turkey? This creamy main dish gives leftovers a good name. Rice and vegetables win an encore for the last of the holiday turkey.

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Maple-Glazed Turkey

Take your choice of a boneless turkey roast, a whole turkey, or a bone-in turkey breast for this must-have recipe.

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Turkey-Apple Sausage Patties

These yummy turkey-apple sausage patties work well for breakfast or dinner! Spruce up this cold-weather dish with a side of winter vegetables.

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Herbed-Lemon Turkey with Wild Mushroom Gravy

This herb-infused turkey is perfect for Thanksgiving. And with only 8 grams of carb per serving, it fits well into diabetic meal plans. What makes this turkey special? Dried cherries stuck under the skin of the turkey breast give each serving a hint of sweetness.

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Spice-Rubbed Turkey

In this carb-conscious dish, creamy low-fat yogurt cools the spicy heat of the curry- and cumin-rubbed turkey. Yum!

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Turkey Reuben

Have turkey leftovers? Try this turkey sandwich -- it's the new rueben. This yummy recipe uses reduced-calorie Thousand Island dressing and swaps corned beef and sauerkraut for turkey and lightly dressed coleslaw -- all in the interest of better health and great taste

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Turkey and Wild Rice Pilaf

Apple, parsley, and carrot perk up the colors and flavors of this hearty turkey main dish.

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Roast Herbed Turkey

Preparing a delicious turkey dinner doesn't have to be difficult or time-consuming. Just six ingredients make this turkey entree extra tasty while staying diabetes-friendly.

Tip: If you choose to stuff the bird, increase the cooking time by 15 to 45 minutes.

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Asian Turkey Steaks

This delicious, diabetes-friendly main dish is quick and easy to prepare. Keep this turkey dinner superfast by serving it with packaged cooked brown rice or quick-cooking brown rice.

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Sage and Cream Turkey Fettuccine

Leftover turkey works fabulously in this creamy turkey and pasta dish. Fat-free sour cream adds extra richness without a lot of calories and fat to this quick-fixing meal for two.

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Turkey Tetrazzini

Prepared the original way, turkey tetrazzini has the potential to be astoundingly high in calories and fat. This diabetes-friendly version is more healthful but tastes just as terrific. Serve it with a side salad tossed with reduced-calorie Italian dressing.

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Traditional Roast Turkey

A medley of herbs and vegetables gives this golden roasted bird fresh-from-the-garden flavor while adding minimal carbs, calories, and fat -- great for diabetic meal plans. Bonus: After the holiday dinner, you'll have plenty of turkey left for future meals.

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Turkey-Broccoli Salad with Grapes

Rich in vitamins A, C, and K, broccoli slaw mix makes this turkey salad nutritious as well as easy to prepare.

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Turkey Piccata

Looking for a delicious, upscale turkey dish? This diabetes-friendly recipe tweaks a culinary classic by replacing traditional veal with tender, low-fat turkey breast tenderloin.

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Turkey and Bean Chili

The great thing about turkey is that the meat works well in a variety of dishes, including chili! If you want to spice up this mild chili, add a can of green chile peppers or even a few smoked poblanos for more heat and smoky flavor.

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Sesame-Ginger Turkey Wraps

Having friends and family over for a big meal? This yummy turkey recipe makes enough for a crowd, and it won't derail your diabetic diet. Refrigerate leftover filling for another meal, but next time serve it on buns.

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Creole Turkey Meatballs

Tired of traditional turkey? Try these flavor-infused turkey meatballs. Ground turkey breast keeps the meatballs low in fat, so they're a good choice for diabetic meal plans.

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Turkey-Asparagus Roll-Ups

If you're looking for a savory snack, grab some turkey and enjoy this convenient recipe. The lively mix of smoky turkey, light cream cheese, and crisp-cooked asparagus is sensational.

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