Our best healthy turkey recipes

These tasty, healthy turkey recipes make a fine meal any time of year

Our best healthy turkey recipes

Source: Web exclusive: November 2009

Turkey Shepherd’s Pie with Sweet Potato Crust
I am such a sucker for shepherd’s pie, but sometimes find that its heavy richness can be a bit much’at least after my third serving. So this recipe uses ground turkey, skim milk and low-fat yogurt, reducing the fat but none of the flavour.

Italian Turkey Meat Loaf
This meat loaf uses two kinds of turkey’ground and sausage’and the best Italian ingredients for maximum flavour.

Kid-Friendly Turkey Sausage Rolls with Mango Chutney
Kids love these simple sausage rolls. Using turkey sausage meat instead of pork sausage helps keep the fat content down.

Turkey, Brie and Apple Sandwich on Raisin-Walnut Bread
This turkey sandwich satisfies cravings for both sweet and savory tastes. It offers contrasting textures as well. The apple stays crisp, and the Brie stays creamy without making the sandwich soggy.

Brined, Roasted Holiday Turkey
Heirloom turkeys are becoming more popular these days. Last year, Chef Bruce served his family a Bourbon Red. It has a richer meat than do the traditional varieties.

Apple, Turkey and Cheddar Grillers
Thin slices of Granny Smith apple, layers of turkey and cheddar cheese make a wholesome and delicious meal great for kids or adults.

Moroccan Turkey Skillet
This quick-to-make Moroccan dish is sure to please turkey lovers.

Creamy Turkey Salad with Grapes and Pecans
With its wonderfully contrasting tastes and textures, this creamy turkey salad with grapes and pecans makes a satisfying main course that is luxurious without containing a lot of saturated fat. It is the perfect recipe for roast turkey leftovers.

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