My great-grandmother started the Italian meatball tradition in our family. We use ground beef and turkey, and the flavor’s so good, you won’t miss the extra calories. —Audrey Colantino, Winchester, Massachusetts
Emily Chaney of Penobscot, Maine reveals her tried-and-true secret for savory roast turkey. "The herb rub seasons the meat nicely and makes a wonderful gravy," she remarks. Depending on the size of your family, you may want to cook two turkey breasts so you can ensure there will be lots of leftovers!
In Crossett, Arkansas, Debbi Smith calls on pita bread as a terrific crust for her quick-to-fix individual pizzas. With the healthy ground turkey breast mixture on top, they can also be cut in quarters and served as appetizers.
"This rich, flavorful main dish has been one of my favorite meals to serve company," relates Clara Sawlaw of Paris, Illinois. "Made in one easy step, it's a real time-saver. Plus, it's a great way to use up leftover turkey."
I discovered a different way to serve economical turkey thighs. I simmer them in tomato sauce, green chiles and seasonings until they're tender and flavorful, then serve them in tortillas with our favorite fresh toppings. —Stella Schams, Tempe, Arizona
Here's a combination I concocted to use when I'm in a hurry. It's a quick, delicious and complete meal that I frequently serve to guests. You may want to keep it a secret that you prepared this attractive, colorful skillet dish in just half an hour!
"I came up with this satisfying stovetop dish after modifying a recipe printed on a ground turkey package," notes Ruth Peterson of Jennison, Michigan. "Even our grandchildren, who can be fussy eaters, love it and ask for seconds."