Are you ready for Turkey Tacos that will rock your world? This lightened-up taco recipe is a family favorite, especially when served with a variety of taco toppings! The perfect quick and easy weeknight meal!
- 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 small onion, chopped
- 1 pound lean ground turkey
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 8 oz tomato sauce
- 1/4 cup water
- 1 tablespoon ground chili powder
- 2 teaspoons ground cumin
- 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- 4 oz mild green chiles
- Corn or flour tortillas, for serving
- Toppings: shredded cheese, shredded lettuce, sour cream or plain Greek yogurt, guacamole or avocado slices, diced tomatoes, salsa or pico de gallo, fresh cilantro, lime wedges
In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium high heat. Add the onion and turkey. Cook, stirring and breaking apart the turkey with a wooden spoon, until browned, about 5 minutes.
Add the garlic, tomato sauce, water, chili powder, cumin, smoked paprika, oregano, salt, and pepper. Stir and reduce heat to low. Let simmer for about 10 minutes or until mixture thickens, stirring occasionally. Stir in the green chiles.
To assemble the tacos, spoon the turkey into to warm tortillas (corn or flour). Top with desired toppings: shredded cheese, lettuce, sour cream or plain Greek yogurt, guacamole or avocado, diced tomatoes, salsa or pico de gallo, fresh cilantro, and a squeeze of lime juice. Serve warm!
Calories: 189kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 876mg | Potassium: 672mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1162IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 3mg