Festive Turkey Taco Cups

Festive Turkey Taco Cups

This kid-friendly snack recipe is a fun and simple way to break free from ordinary tacos. Lean ground turkey, fresh tomato and melted cheese top these crave-worthy taco cups while staying under 300 calories per serving.

Makes 6 servings 6
Prep time Under 30 minutes PTM
Total time Less than 1 hour PTM
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Nutritional Information

Calories 290 Fat 11g
Protein 18g Cholesterol 45mg
Carbohydrates 29g Sodium 870mg
Fiber 1g Saturated Fat 6g
Sugars 5g


1 tablespoon vegetable oil

½ cup chopped onion

10-ounce JENNIE-O® Lean Taco Seasoned Ground Turkey

1¼ cup shredded Mexican cheese, divided

1 (11½ -ounce) can refrigerated breadsticks

tomato and green onion, if desired


STEP 1: Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and cook for five minutes or until softened. Add turkey to skillet. Cook turkey as specified on the package. Always cook to well-done, 165°F. as measured by a meat thermometer. Remove from heat and stir in ½ cup cheese. Set aside.

STEP 2: Heat oven to 375°F. Mist 36 miniature (1 ¾-inch) muffin pan cups with cooking spray. Remove dough from container but do not unroll dough. Separate dough into eight pieces at perforations. Divide each piece into three pieces. Roll or pat each piece into 3-inch circle. Press circles into prepared muffin pan cups.

STEP 3: Fill each cup with about two teaspoons of turkey mixture. Bake for 10 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining ¾ cup cheese. Bake for two to three minutes or until cheese is melted. Garnish with tomato and green onion, if desired.

Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

Learn how to safely handle turkey.

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