Homemade Dog Food


Homemade dog food is easy to make with ground turkey, rice, and vegetables. I have made my own dog food ever since my dogs were puppies — 4 years now! You can also add it to their kibble. They love it!

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
10 cups
close up view of Homemade Dog Food, with rice, peas, carrots and corn, in a large metal bowl



  • 1 pound ground turkey

  • 6 cups water

  • 2 cups brown rice

  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary

  • ½ (16 ounce) package frozen broccoli, carrots and cauliflower combination


  1. Place ground turkey, water, rice, and rosemary into a large Dutch oven. Stir until ground turkey is broken up and evenly distributed throughout the mixture; bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes.

  2. Add frozen vegetables, and cook for an additional 5 minutes. Remove from heat and cool. Refrigerate until using.

    Homemade Dog Food
    Homemade Dog Food.


My dogs are large breed so they get 2 cups in the a.m. and p.m.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

440 Calories
10g Fat
64g Carbs
23g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 440
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 3g 13%
Cholesterol 72mg 24%
Sodium 118mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 64g 23%
Dietary Fiber 5g 16%
Protein 23g
Potassium 516mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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