Turkey Leg Recipes

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Oven Roasted Turkey Legs

Rating: 4.5 stars 24
Delicious turkey legs with sage, thyme and pomegranate molasses bring a hint of Thanksgiving to your dinner table.

Grilled Turkey Legs

Rating: 4 stars 57
These spicy turkey legs are sweet and hot--just like the smoked turkey legs you get at the fair or theme park!

Roasted Barbecued Turkey Legs

Rating: 3.5 stars 5
Tender roasted turkey legs just like the ones served at Renaissance Fairs. This one starts off in a pressure cooker, then the legs are broiled and coated with barbecue sauce as a finishing touch.

Roasted Turkey Legs

Rating: 4.5 stars 108
These tender, juicy turkey legs are perfect for a small scale turkey dinner anytime of the year.

Orangey Turkey Legs

Rating: 4 stars 17
Hearty turkey drumsticks are marinated and basted with a tangy orange marinade. This is great for leftovers, but also a fine way to enjoy turkey throughout the year!
By Cooking Poetess

Stuffed Turkey Legs

Rating: 4 stars 30
My dad's favorite, this is in his loving memory. This recipe is a delicious Puerto Rican style turkey. Originally submitted to ThanksgivingRecipe.com.

Super Soup

Rating: 4.5 stars 54
This is a very hearty, cheesy soup.
By Melody

Eva's Savory Turkey Legs

Rating: 4 stars 25
I had forgotten this simple, tasty, and inexpensive meal my grandmother made until I saw a request for a turkey leg recipe. Thanks for bringing that memory back!
By Charles Aiken

Tasty Collard Greens

Rating: 5 stars 445
A classic recipe for collard greens that uses smoked turkey to add some flavor. Greens are simmered in chicken stock, then spiced with a dash of red chile flakes.

Slow Cooker Turkey Legs

Rating: 4.5 stars 96
This makes a yummy mini-Thanksgiving, which my girls and husband love! I serve this with jellied cranberry sauce, quick stuffing, and gravy.
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Tam's Black Eye Peas

Rating: 5 stars 64
Southern comfort food to warm the heart! Goes GREAT with hot water cornbread!! Use beef smoked sausage if you prefer.

Old Man's Turkey Noodle Soup

Rating: 4.5 stars 98
My Dad cooks nothing, except for this soup -- old fashioned, simple, and delicious!

Inspiration and Ideas

10 Easy Dinner Recipes Featuring Flavorful Smoked Turkey Legs
Smoked turkey legs add delicious, smoky flavor to so many dishes.
Tuscan Smoked Turkey-Bean Soup
Rating: Unrated 25
Num-Yummy!! This soup is delicious and uses turkey instead of ham which really cuts the fat and calories. We always keep a container in the freezer for those go-to meals on the quick.
Pammy's Slow Cooker Beans
Rating: 4.5 stars 42

Delicious pinto bean recipe that does not include pork but still has an awesome flavor. My family loves it! Serve over hot cooked rice.