5-Ingredient Hearty Turkey Tacos Recipe

1
2
3
4
5
5 from 1 vote
Jump To Recipe
Avatar Author's default profile picture
Joyce Lowe Modified: March 24, 2022
5-Ingredient Hearty Turkey Tacos Recipe

How To Make 5-Ingredient Hearty Turkey Tacos

Turkey tacos are a bit of a modification to the common ground beef tacos. With salsa and cotija cheese atop, these tasty tacos never fail to impress!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1tbspolive oil
  • 1lblean ground turkey
  • Salt,to taste
  • Tasty hearty spice blend,one pouch
  • ½mediumwhite onion
  • 8corn tortillas
  • 1cupsalsa
  • 1cupcotija cheese,crumbled
  • 1lime,sliced into wedges

Instructions

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. When the oil is simmering, add the onion and cook for about 10 minutes, or until starting to soften and caramelize.

  2. Increase the heat to medium-high and add the ground turkey. Season with the salt and hearty spice blend. Cook for about 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, allowing the turkey to brown slightly. Once the turkey is cooked through, remove the pan from the heat.

  3. Heat the tortillas in a clean skillet over medium heat or directly over a medium-low flame on a gas stove. Wrap the hot tortillas in a clean kitchen towel to keep warm as you heat the remaining tortillas.

  4. To assemble the tacos, fill the hot tortillas with the turkey filling and garnish with 1 tablespoon of salsa and 1 tablespoon of cotija cheese. Serve with lime wedges on the side.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 441.48kcal
  • Fat: 22.59g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.26g
  • Trans Fat: 0.12g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 8.30g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.98g
  • Carbohydrates: 30.04g
  • Fiber: 4.90g
  • Sugar: 3.85g
  • Protein: 32.30g
  • Cholesterol: 108.24mg
  • Sodium: 966.57mg
  • Calcium: 328.65mg
  • Potassium: 617.98mg
  • Iron: 2.23mg
  • Vitamin A: 107.31µg
  • Vitamin C: 7.13mg
Chat Bubble Icon Share your own special recipe
Submit Your Own Recipe

Have your own special recipe to share? Submit Your Recipe Today!

Related Recipes

Bars and Brownies

Quinoa Crunch Snack Bars Recipe

Enjoy bites of these sweet crunch snack bars loaded with quinoa, oats, dates, and chia seeds bind together by sweet honey, for a rich and healthy snack!
3 hrs

Salad

Bacon Ranch Chicken Salad Recipe

Munch on this filling chicken salad, loaded with crispy bacon and celery, then coated in a creamy mayo-ranch dressing for richer bite!
10 mins

Sandwich

Jibarito Recipe

Have this amazing Puerto Rican sandwich for lunch. This jibarito sandwich is made with bananas instead of bread. It's slightly sweet and tender.
25 mins

Cakes

Simple Vanilla Cake Recipe

Frosted with buttercream, you can never go wrong with a moist vanilla cake made from simple ingredients for a delightfully sweet dessert.
45 mins

Seafood

Shrimp and Grits Recipe

This combination of shrimp and grits provide a satisfying salty and briny flavor. Use meaty pieces of shrimp to provide a nice backdrop to cheese.
30 mins

Oatmeal

Homemade Bircher Muesli Recipe

Keep your energy level in check during the holidays with a bowl of Bircher muesli. It's loaded with apples, oats, raisins, and nuts for a healthy breakfast.
40 mins

Pies & Pastries

Salted Butterscotch Blondies Recipe

Enjoy luscious and decadent bites of these butterscotch blondies, loaded with sweet-salty butterscotch morsels, for a richly fudgy treat!
3 hrs

Salad

Broccoli Ramen Salad Recipe

This Broccoli Ramen Salad is savory, sweet, and has the perfect amount of crunch! It's simple to make and has an addictive dressing. It'll be on repeat all summer!
20 mins

Chips

Baked Cinnamon Apple Chips Recipe

These guilt-free, cinnamon-sugar dusted apple chips are the perfect healthy snack to satiate those junk food cravings! Bake a batch with just 3 ingredients.
3 hrs 5 mins
Comments

Leave a comment

Replying to