Leftover Turkey Taquitos

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linda keene

By
@linkee57

Love this do-over with leftover turkey. I posted this on a group but was not sure if I was the only one who did this, so I thought I'd share the recipe.

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This is a great way to use leftovers without seeming like you are using leftovers. I added the jalapeno juice because I like things a bit spicy. But customize this recipe to what you like. These would be great to much on while watching some football! The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
Depends on how much turkey you have left! This is for about a dozen.
Prep:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 4 c
    use leftover turkey, clean that carcass lots of meat there!!
  • 1/2 c
    diced onion
  • 1 pkg
    corn tortillas (12)
  • 1 large
    avocado
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • ·
    pickled jalapeno, diced fine and a little pickled jalapeno juice (optional for a bit of flavor and heat)
  • ·
    salt and pepper, to taste for both turkey and guacamole

How to Make Leftover Turkey Taquitos

Step-by-Step

  1. To make the guacamole, remove the avocado from skin. Mash with a fork and add about 1/2 cup sour cream. Dice the pickled jalapenos (1-2 or more depending on how hot you like it) and add. Next add salt, pepper, and about 1 Tbsp of the jalapeno juice from jar/can. Stir all ingredients until smooth.
  2. Heat tortillas in a clean dish towel until soft (about 2 min depending on microwave).
  3. Meanwhile, fill a large pan with about 1-inch oil and let get hot; med-high flame.
  4. Fill with meat and onion mixture roll seam side down.
  5. Place in hot oil and fry until golden brown and crunchy.
  6. Serve with salsa of your choice and guacamole.

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About Leftover Turkey Taquitos

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




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