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Turkey Tacos with Salsa

Turkey Tacos with Salsa

You haven’t really had salsa until you’ve had fresh salsa—made in just five minutes. Add it to these easy turkey tacos and you’ll never look back. 

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servings Makes 8 servings 8
preparation time PREP Under 15 minutes
total time TOTAL Under 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • TACOS
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon chipotle chili powder or chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1½ teaspoons paprika
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 (16-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Lean Ground Turkey
  • 8 corn tortillas
  • SALSA
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 avocado, diced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro leaves
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • TOPPINGS
  • ½ cup thinly sliced cabbage
  • ½ cup thinly sliced red onion
  • ½ cup thinly sliced radishes
  • 1 lime, cut into 8 wedges

Directions

  1. In medium bowl, combine lime juice, chipotle powder, cumin, paprika, salt and cornstarch; stir to combine. Add turkey and mix well. Cover tightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate 5 minutes.
  2. In large skillet, place turkey mixture and cook over medium-high heat stirring to crumble 11 minutes and until 165°F. as measured by a meat thermometer. Always cook to well-done. Remove from heat and cover with foil. Set aside until ready to serve.
  3. To prepare salsa, in medium bowl combine cherry tomatoes, avocado, cilantro, and olive oil. Mix together and transfer to a smaller serving bowl to serve with tacos.
  4. Arrange toppings on large platter or in small serving dishes.
  5. In medium skillet set over medium heat, warm tortillas one at a time 20 to 30 seconds per side or until soft and flexible. Wrap the finished tortillas with a paper towel to keep warm between batches. Divide cooked turkey evenly between the warmed tortillas and serve with salsa and toppings.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION

Per Serving

Calories260

Protein14g

Carbohydrates22g

Fiber6g

Sugars2g

Fat13g

Cholesterol40mg

Sodium300mg

Saturated Fat2.5g

MADE WITH

Lean Ground Turkey

Lean Ground Turkey

cooking temperature 165°F

Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

Learn how to safely handle turkey

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