Ground Turkey Tacos

Dawn Whitted

By
@dawn01

We needed a healthier version of the less healthy typical ground beef tacos my kids ask for. This taco filling is really lean, packed with flavor, healthier and the best part is that everyone seems to love it. Add seasoned pinto beans & Spanish rice to make for a Terrific Taco Tuesday! Enjoy!


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Serves:

8-10

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 lb
lean ground turkey (i use white meat)
1 small
onion, diced
1 small
yellow bell pepper
1 small
red bell pepper
2 clove
garlic, minced
1/2 can(s)
green chiles, mild, diced
1 tsp
garlic powder
1 tsp
onion powder
1-2 pinch
red pepper flakes
1 Tbsp
cumin or taco seasoning mix
1/3 can(s)
tomato sauce, reduced sodium
1 tsp
"squirt" yellow mustard

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In large skillet on stovetop brown ground turkey in 1T olive oil.
2
Add diced onion & peppers and saute until softened.
3
Add green chiles, garlic, seasonings, tomato sauce & mustard and let simmer for 15 minutes.

*I use 1/2 taco seasoning & 1/2 cumin.
4
Fill tortillas or crispy taco shells with mixture.

Top with taco fixings of your choice.
Shredded cheese, black olives, lettuce, tomato, salsa, guacamole, sour cream

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy