EASY LEFTOVER TURKEY MINI-FAJITAS

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Teresa G

By
@barefootgal

This is one of the recipes I created for using up that leftover holiday turkey. After several days of the traditional leftovers, your taste buds will appreciate the switch to the south-of-the-border flavors in these yummy little cheesy turkey fajitas.

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Comments:
Serves:
about 6
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 large
    sweet onion, halved & sliced or rough chopped (your choice)
  • 2 to 3 c
    sweet bell pepper slices (about 1/2 qt.; may use frozen)
  • 1 pkg
    taco seasoning mix (i like lawry's)
  • 2/3 c
    water
  • 1 to 1 1/2 lb
    leftover roasted turkey meat, bite size or thick shreds
  • 6 small
    flour tortillas
  • 3 c
    shredded extra-sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 or 2 large
    fresh tomatoes, sliced or chopped
  • ·
    lettuce, shredded or chopped
  • ·
    sour cream
  • ·
    salsa, your favorite
  • ·
    sliced black olives, optional (i like kalamata)

How to Make EASY LEFTOVER TURKEY MINI-FAJITAS

Step-by-Step

  1. Gather and prep all ingredients.
  2. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat; add onions and peppers' saute until peppers are tender-crisp.
  3. Stir in taco seasoning mix and water; add turkey. stirring until coated with taco seasoning sauce.
  4. Cover, reduce heat to low/ medium-low and let simmer while preparing tortillas.
  5. Place a tortilla in a medium skillet over medium heat; sprinkle 1/2 cup cheese over tortilla.
  6. When cheese begins to melt, add 1 slice of tomato or equivalent amount of chopped tomato.
  7. Spoon some of the turkey mixture over tomatoes (about 1/6 of the mixture.)
  8. Remove from skillet to serving plate; scatter lettuce on top.
  9. Add a dollop of sour cream and a spoonful of salsa on top of the lettuce (and sliced olives, if using.) Serve.

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About EASY LEFTOVER TURKEY MINI-FAJITAS

Course/Dish: Turkey
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: Southwestern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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