4 Easy Turkey Recipes

Whether it's your first time tackling a turkey or you're just tired of your tried-and-true recipe, we can help. These crowd-pleasing dishes are easy to make and downright delicious.

Whether it's your first time tackling a turkey or you're just tired of your tried-and-true recipe, we can help. These crowd-pleasing dishes are easy to make and downright delicious.

Watch the video: How to Carve a Turkey

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Turkey, Fast and Easy

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This bare-bones recipe is a cinch to make. Turkey is naturally low in fat and high in protein; these health benefits really shine through without the distraction of any other added ingredients.

Ingredients: Turkey, salt, water (or stock), black pepper

Calories: 295

Try this recipe: Turkey, Fast and Easy

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Herb-Roasted Turkey

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Herbs and spices are a low-cal way to add flavor and fun to a meal, plus they pack some surprising health benefits. Thyme, loaded with vitamin K, might help maintain bone strength, and sage may help keep your mind sharp. To cut out additional fat, try swapping the butter for heart-healthy olive oil.

Ingredients: Turkey, onion, carrot, celery stalk, garlic, sage, thyme, black pepper, water, butter

Calories: 280

Try this recipe: Easy Herb-Roasted Turkey

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Oregano-Coriander-Rubbed Turkey

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This simple rub will spice up a more traditional turkey. Coriander, which comes from the same plant as cilantro, may help keep blood sugar and cholesterol in check.

Ingredients: Turkey, olive oil, dried oregano, ground coriander, lemon rind, salt, black pepper, garlic, lemon, cooking spray

Calories: 372

Try this recipe: Oregano-Coriander-Rubbed Turkey

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Cider-Roasted Turkey With Bacon Apple Cider Gravy

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Combine bacon and apple cider for a creative twist on this turkey recipe. Granny Smith apples add a tart crunch. Opt for turkey bacon if you want to keep the fat count extra low.

Ingredients: Turkey, apple cider, black pepper, salt, thyme, Granny Smith apple, chicken broth, pearl onions, bacon, flour

Calories: 319

Try this recipe: Cider-Roasted Turkey with Bacon-Apple Cider Gravy

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