A Farm You Can Stand Behind: Diestel’s 68-Year Commitment to Animal Welfare and Sustainability

Dear Diestel Consumers, You may have heard about the lawsuit and protests being pursued by the animal rights activist group DxE. We wanted to offer some perspective. Diestel strongly denies any wrong doing and will vigorously defend itself and our farming practices against these baseless claims. DxE’s allegations are unfounded and do not represent our […]

Southwestern Turkey Chorizo Frittata

Black beans, corn, peppers with flavorful and lean turkey chorizo make a frittata perfect for brunch, lunch or a “breakfast for dinner” meal! Enjoy all the flavors, texture and color this dish celebrates. Diestel Product: 1 lb Diestel Turkey Chorizo, split* Ingredients: 1 tsp olive oil 1 yukon gold potato, 1/2 in cubes (1 cup […]

Crock Pot Mexican Turkey Soup

We just love the ease of slow cooking and it is as easy as 1-2-3! 1-layer ingredients in your crock pot 2-set it 3-forget it The result- a warm, comforting bowl of turkey soup flavorful with chili spices, peppers, tomatoes and more! Perfect as is or serve in a tortilla or over cauliflower rice. Diestel […]

Diestel’s Commitment to Animal Welfare

Dear Diestel Customers, We wanted to address the recent allegations by Direct Action Everywhere. At the Diestel Family Turkey Ranch, we are very proud of our sustainable farming practices and the treatment of our turkeys. One of the last small, family-owned turkey grower-processors in the United States, we are committed to animal welfare and transparency. […]

Diestel Launching Non-GMO Verified: Grab’n Go Slices

Diestel Turkey Announces Non-GMO Project Verification Diestel Turkey Ranch launching 1st EVER Non-GMO Verified Natural & Organic Sliced Deli Line Sonora, CA – Diestel Turkey Ranch is pleased to offer the 1st Non-GMO Natural & Organic sliced deli line. The verification is the latest testament to the company’s deepened commitment to sustainability and Non-GMO movement. […]

Diestel Turkey Announces Non-GMO Project Verification

  Sonora, CA – Diestel Turkey Ranch received official word from the Non-GMO project that we have achieved verified status! We recently certified our Natural, Organic and Heirloom Collection of whole turkeys. This Non GMO Project verification applies to all Diestel organically raised birds as well as the Diestel natural turkeys raised with non GMO feed. The […]

Welcome to the New Diestel Website!

We are so proud to roll out our new website! Our updated site features improved functionality, our Farmer’s Kitchen blog, plenty of recipes, details on all of our products, links to our cooking videos, and is full of information on our sustainable ranch and our family’s story. We hope you enjoy browsing through our site […]

Roasting Instructions

HOW TO: ROAST MY DIESTEL TURKEY? We have done a lot of experimental cooking with our turkeys and have found what we believe to be the ideal way to roast these birds. Every Diestel turkey comes with this recipe. PREPARATION: Preheat oven to 325º F. Remove soft oven ready turkey from the bag. After removing the […]

Savory Herb Stuffing

Quick and easy. No sautéing, just mix and stuff! Ingredients: 2 medium sweet onions 5 stalks celery 7 sprigs parsley 1-7 1/2 oz. bag stuffing cubes, unseasoned (approx. 8 cups) 2 Tbsp. Olive oil 1/2 pkt. herb seasoning* (approx. 1 tsp.) 1 tsp. dry marjoram leaves 3/4 tsp. dry oregano leaves 1/2 tsp. dry thyme […]

Chunky Turkey Chili & Cornbread

A Diestel cold weather family favorite. Tasty, quick, easy and lowfat. Great served over grated cabbage or baked potatoes. Serve with grated lowfat cheese or a tablespoon of fat-free sour cream or plain nonfat yogurt. Enjoy the flavor and the healthy choice! Diestel product: Heidi’s Hens® Ground Turkey (all white or all dark meat) and […]