Keto Ground Turkey Recipes

When it comes to the Keto diet, the role of ground turkey is often undermined. So, we hereby bring you the most amazing Keto ground turkey recipes while putting our faith back in this key Keto-friendly food option.

From scrumptious meatballs to tempting tacos, these Keto ground turkey recipes are all gold for your taste buds and nutritional requirements at the same time.

Recommended Keto Ground Turkey Recipes

1. Keto Turkey Lettuce Cups (4 Servings)

Per Serving

Calories: 387

Net Carb: 6g

Total Fat: 28g

Protein: 27g


Ground Turkey (400g)

Sunflower oil (3 tbsp)

Garlic (1 clove)

Onion (1, medium)

Red pepper (2 peppers)

Green pepper (1 pepper)

Soy sauce (2 tbsp)

Curry (1/2 tsp)

Salt and pepper to taste

Recipe – 15min prep / 20min cooking time

Peel the onions and finely chop them.

Then, remove the seeded parts of the peppers and finely chop them.

Take sunflower oil into a pan, heat it and add ground turkey.

Start sautéing on low heat.

Add the onion to the sautéed turkey, sauté for a few more minutes, then add the peppers and chopped garlic.

When all the ingredients are well sautéed, add soy sauce and spices.

Add salt to your taste and remove it from the stove. Sprinkle sesame seeds if you wish.

On the other side, carefully double up the lettuce leaves and place the meat mixture.

Tip: You can add Mexican cheese on top.

Recommendation: The most crucial feature of this recipe is your cooking sequences and times for meat and vegetables. So stick to the recipe.

2. Keto turkey meatballs (4 Servings)

4Keto turkey meatballs

Per Serving

Calories: 330

Net Carb: 2g

Total Fat: 16g

Protein: 42g


Turkey Breast (500g)

Ground pork rinds (1/2 cup)

Egg (1, whole)

Onion (1, medium)

Garlic (2 cloves)

Parsley (2 springs)

Olive oil (3 tbsp)

Water (2 fl oz)

Salt and pepper to taste

Recipe – 10min prep / 10min cooking time

Cut the turkey breast into small pieces and ground them in the food processor.

Take the ground turkey into a mixing bowl.

Add finely chopped onion, pork rinds, eggs, chopped garlic, chopped parsley, salt, and pepper, and knead.

Break off walnut-sized pieces and roll them.

Then, press lightly with your hand to give them a flat shape.

Add olive oil to a pan and heat it.

Fry the meatballs on both sides until golden brown.

Then, put a saucepan on low-medium heat.

Add the water and put the meatballs in it.

Close the lid of the pot and cook for another 8-10 minutes.

Tip: You can cook and serve turkey meatballs with the sauce by preparing them with a tomato or heavy cream.

Tip: You can also knead after grinding all ingredients in the food processor.

3. Bonus Recipe: Keto smoked turkey wrap (4 Servings)


1Keto Smoked Turkey

Per Serving

Calories: 280

Net Carb: 8g

Total Fat: 21g

Protein: 12g


Smoked turkey (10 thin slices)

String cheese (2 1/2 sticks)

Butter (2 tbsp)

Olive oil (3 tbsp)

Onion (1 medium)

Garlic (3 cloves)

Mushroom (8 mushrooms)

Red pepper (1 pepper)

Salt and pepper to taste

Scallion (10 sprigs to tie)

Recipe – 15min prep / 20min cooking time

Peel the onions and finely chop them into half moons.

Peel the garlic and slice thinly.

Fry the onions in olive oil in a pan and continue frying after adding the garlic.

Add the finely chopped red pepper and fry for 3 more minutes.

Add the thinly sliced mushrooms and cook with the pan lid closed, occasionally stirring until they release their water and absorb again.

After the mushrooms have absorbed all the water, add salt and pepper, mix and turn off the stove.

Take a slice of smoked turkey and put some filling you prepared in the middle of the turkey.

Put a piece of string cheese on top and join the two ends of the smoked turkey in the middle, tie it with a sprig of scallion and secure it with a toothpick.

Prepare all the ingredients in this way and place them on a greased baking tray.

Spread the melted butter on them with the help of a brush and bake in a preheated 250 C oven for about 10 minutes until the cheeses melt.

Tip: Instead of string cheese, you can use white cheddar cheese or a mixture of your favorite cheeses.

Recommendation: Don’t forget to preheat the oven first.

4. Keto zucchini and ground turkey lasagna (6 Servings)

Per Serving

Calories: 550

Net Carb: 7g

Total Fat: 41g

Protein: 38g


Ground Turkey Filling

Ground turkey (500g)

Tomato (2 medium)

Butter (1 tbsp)

Onion (1, medium)

Garlic (1 clove)

Tomato paste (1 tbsp)

Fresh thyme (1 tbsp)

Cumin (1 tsp)

Basil (4 leaves)

Hot water (1 cup)

Salt and pepper to taste

For the layers

Butter (1 tbsp)

Zucchini (3, large)

White cheddar cheese (3 1/2 cups, shredded)

Salt and pepper

Recipe – 15min prep / 35min baking time

To prepare the ground turkey filling, melt the butter in the pot.

After the butter melts, add ground turkey and fry it.

After it starts to cook, add the finely chopped garlic and onion.

Add tomato paste and fry for a while when the onion softens.

Add the chopped or canned tomatoes, basil leaves, and fresh thyme.

Continue cooking.

Cook over medium-low heat until the tomatoes release their juices.

Finally, add the spices and water.

Then close the pot lid and cook in this way on low heat for 6-7 minutes.

Meanwhile, grate the white cheddar cheese in a bowl and set it aside.

Cut off the ends of the zucchini and cut them lengthwise into skinny slices.

Recommendation: If you wish, you can also slice using a peeler.

Take care that the zucchini is not thick; otherwise, it may not bake enough in the oven.

Grease the bottom of the baking tray with butter.

Add salt and pepper to the zucchini slices, then arrange them on the bottom of the baking tray.

Pour some ground turkey filling over the zucchini layer and spread it evenly.

Then, spread 1/4 of the grated cheddar cheese on the ground turkey.

Continue adding layers until you run out of ground turkey, with zucchini slices on the top layer.

Finally, spread the rest of the grated cheddar cheese on the top layer.

Bake in a preheated 180 C oven for 15 minutes and another 5 minutes with only the upper grill open.

Let it rest for 15-20 minutes after taking it out of the oven.

Tip: You can serve it by garnishing it with fresh rosemary, thyme, or basil.

The bottom line for Keto ground turkey recipes

All of these Keto ground turkey recipes are quite perfect to go with your weight loss goals.

Still, you must be cautious about the choice of ingredients during its preparation.

Keep checking this space for more updates and information about your favorite keto recipes.

See Also

Keto Hot Chocolate Recipe

Keto Brownies Recipe

Paleo Cheesecake Recipe