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Have you switched to ground turkey yet?

We did about 2 years ago. Cant tell the difference.

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alboston

Asked by alboston at 8:47 PM on Jun. 22, 2011 in Food & Drink

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  • I can tell the difference. I will sometimes use half ground beef, half ground turkey if I spot a deal. Otherwise it's strictly cow for us.
    Ginger0104

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 8:48 PM on Jun. 22, 2011

  • i rather eat a turkey burger then a hamburger
    chrstny88

    Answer by chrstny88 at 8:48 PM on Jun. 22, 2011

  • I tried but my dh didn't like it I made turkey burgers they were good too but I guess he prefers ground meat even though turkey is healthier :/
    Butterfly1108

    Answer by Butterfly1108 at 8:52 PM on Jun. 22, 2011

  • I can tell the difference, but I like it well enough. My husband doesn't like it for meatloaf, though.
    Bmat

    Answer by Bmat at 8:52 PM on Jun. 22, 2011

  • I can tell the difference. Give me beef any day.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:54 PM on Jun. 22, 2011

  • We tried it and could tell a HUGE difference. I can't stand it, so only cow for me now.
    scout_mom

    Answer by scout_mom at 8:56 PM on Jun. 22, 2011

  • I can totally tell the difference and sadly, don't love ground turkey. The only time I can get away with it is if I'm making spicy taco salad. I rarely eat ground beef because I'm on a never ending diet, and I actually like Boca or Morningstar Farms crumbles as a substitute better for things like chili or stuffed peppers.
    gramsmom

    Answer by gramsmom at 9:00 PM on Jun. 22, 2011

  • yes, red meat is much much greasier so i much prefer it. my husband likes red meat a lot but when i substitute ground turkey he can never tell. especially with tacos or tomato sauce.

    and actually the ONLY fully beneficial meat is turkey. the rest have protein but not much else going for it. (superfoods Rx)
    juliness

    Answer by juliness at 9:01 PM on Jun. 22, 2011

  • I would like to use turkey meat but I can tell the difference.
    Autumn07

    Answer by Autumn07 at 9:04 PM on Jun. 22, 2011

  • There are some places it works, but it's not a full on substitute. Meatballs, lasagna, etc, where it's not the meat standing on its own, it's a good substitute. Something like meatloaf or burgers where the meat itself is a flavor component, the difference is obvious.
    NotPanicking

    Answer by NotPanicking at 9:46 PM on Jun. 22, 2011

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