Ground Turkey Tacos

Mouthwatering Mexican dinner ready in just 20 minutes. Serve these turkey tacos made using Old El Paso® taco seasoning mix and shells.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

Tacos

1
tablespoon vegetable oil
1
lb lean (at least 93%) ground turkey
1
package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix
2/3
cup water
1
package (4.6 oz) Old El Paso™ taco shells (8 shells)

Toppings

2
medium avocados, pitted, peeled and sliced
1
cup sliced pineapple (fresh or canned)
  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook turkey in oil until no longer pink; drain.
  • 2 Stir in taco seasoning mix and water. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 5 to 10 minutes or until thickened.
  • 3 Spoon filling into taco shells. Add toppings.

Expert Tips

Ground chicken also works great in this recipe as a substitute for ground turkey.

In you have trouble finding fresh pineapple, substitute canned pineapple chunks. Simply drain the juice and use the fruit to top each taco.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
510
(
Calories from Fat
270),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
31g
31%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
65mg
65%;
Sodium
880mg
880%;
Total Carbohydrate
34g
34%
(Dietary Fiber
6g
6%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
26g
26%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.