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Healthy turkey tacos recipe that's loaded with peppers, spices and comes together in half hour or less! We eat this all the time - its simply the best!
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Healthy Turkey Tacos

Healthy turkey tacos recipe that's loaded with peppers, spices and comes together in half hour or less! We eat this all the time - its simply the best!
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 179kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. avocado oil (or whatever type you prefer)
  • 1 medium onion (diced)
  • 1 red pepper (seeded and diced)
  • 1 poblano pepper (seeded and diced)
  • 1 Tbsp. minced garlic
  • 2 lb. ground turkey
  • 1 Tbsp. chili powder
  • 2 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 2 tsp. paprika
  • 1 tsp. oregano
  • 2 - 2 1/2 tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. pepper
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped (about 2 cups)

Instructions

  • Heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onions and peppers and sauté for 6-7 minutes until veggies start to soften.
  • Add garlic, turkey, chili powder, cumin, paprika, oregano, and 2 tsp. salt, and pepper. Break turkey up with a large spoon or spatula and cook for 7-10 minutes until cooked through.
  • Once turkey is cooked, add tomato and continue cooking for 2-3 minutes. Taste and adjust salt level if desired. Remove from heat and serve.
  • Serve with tortillas, and toppings like salsa, guacamole, sour cream, chopped lettuce, diced tomato, shredded cheddar cheese, cilantro, olives, and your favorite other taco toppings.

Notes

Taco meat leftovers freeze well in freezer safe ziplocks for several months. Defrost in refrigerator overnight.

Nutrition

Calories: 179kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 95mg | Potassium: 583mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1980IU | Vitamin C: 36.9mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 2.8mg