Ground Turkey Tacos

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Dawn Whitted

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@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!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
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

How to Make Ground Turkey Tacos

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

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About Ground Turkey Tacos

Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: Mexican



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