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What are some healthy turkey dishes?

There are many delicious, lean options of turkey:
  • Turkey bacon or sausage for breakfast: Cook in the microwave or oven for the leanest options.
  • Roast turkey sandwiches: The deli counter at your local grocery store contains a variety of tasty flavors of this leaner alternative to cold cuts like salami or bologna.
  • Turkey burgers: Season ground turkey with garlic, onion, salt and pepper, toss on the grill and garnish with spinach and low-fat mayonnaise for a tasty burger.
  • Turkey sausage (Italian style): Find these in your grocer's meat section, alongside the bratwurst and hotdogs. Toss on the grill for a zesty barbecue treat.
  • Turkey loaf: Substitute lean ground turkey for ground beef. We won't tell Mom!
  • Turkey chili: Swap lean ground turkey for ground beef in traditional chili recipes or add green chilies, onion, jalapeño and low-sodium chicken broth for an authentic green chili recipe.

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