These ground turkey crockpot recipes are easy, delicious, and family friendly. Try out any of these ground turkey slow cooker recipes tonight!
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It should be no secret at this point that I love using the slow cooker to make life in the kitchen easier and less time consuming.
These ground turkey crockpot recipes will help you meal plan, prep quick and simple meals, and please the family! All of these recipes are delicious, simple, and great for even the busiest of weeknights.
Why use ground turkey in the slow cooker?
One of the main reasons people choose ground turkey slow cooker recipes is because they're a bit leaner than ground beef. If you are eating healthy, are on Weight Watchers or another low fat diet, you might prefer ground turkey.
Another reason that I like to use ground turkey is the fact that it's less expensive than ground beef in most instances! If you are on a budget, are feeding a large crowd, or just want to cut back on expenses, ground turkey Crockpot recipes are a great way to do that!
Why use the Crockpot to make ground turkey recipes?
I like to use the Crockpot to make ground turkey recipes because it's easy! There's no magical answer here. I just truly LOVE that the slow cooker makes all recipes so much easier.
If you are a busy mom you know what it's like to have 100 other things to do apart from standing in the kitchen hovering over the stove trying to put something together for dinner that won't exhaust you and create a whole mess of clean up…that your family will actually eat and enjoy.
That's why I love these ground turkey slow cooker recipes. They're all family friendly and the Crockpot does all the hard work for you!
Do I need to pre-brown the meat?
Yes! I always assume that I'll be browning the ground turkey before I put it into any recipe in a Crockpot. I don't think I've ever made a recipe in the slow cooker where the ground turkey didn't need to be browned first.
This is not just going to make the cooking time less, it's also going to make the recipe safe (hello, no thank you to potentially under cooked raw turkey juices) and on top of all of that it helps add and lock in flavor.
When you pre-brown the ground turkey you are locking in all of those flavors and keeping the texture of the ground meat appealing as well!
More crockpot recipes to try:
Of course you'll find all the ground turkey crockpot meals here you could want but if you are looking for something a little different, here are some other Crockpot recipes that aren't on the lists below!
- Crockpot Ham Recipes
- Beef Crockpot Recipes
- Crockpot Vegetable Soup
- 3 Steps to Crockpot Meal Planning
- 6 Crockpot Soup Recipes to Make This Week
- 40 Easy Crockpot Meals for Family Dinners
Ground Turkey Crockpot Recipes
Here are some of the best ground turkey slow cooker recipes from all around the internet. Hopefully you find lots of recipes you like to fill out those meal plans in the coming weeks!
Check out the Crockpot collections linked above to add some variety to your plans while still keeping that slow cooker busy!