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Ground Turkey Tacos

ground turkey tacos Entree Mexican
Ground Turkey Tacos
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 4

You can have a mouthwatering Mexican dinner ready in just 20 minutes. These turkey tacos couldn't be easier! ...MORE+ LESS-

March 6, 2018

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)

Steps

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  • 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 Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
510
Calories from Fat
270
% Daily Value
Total Fat
31g
47%
Saturated Fat
8g
39%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
65mg
22%
Sodium
880mg
37%
Potassium
580mg
16%
Total Carbohydrate
34g
11%
Dietary Fiber
6g
25%
Sugars
4g
Protein
26g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
15%
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 Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • We love a good savory-sweet combo, and these ground turkey tacos have it going on. The taco filling is super simple, thanks to pre-made taco seasoning. Then, you top the seasoned ground turkey with creamy avocado and sweet pineapple slices for an irresistible taco with all the flavors and textures you could want. Thanks to their ease and simplicity, tacos are such a great weeknight meal, but it's easy to get into a taco rut! This recipe is the solution to boring taco problems. If you need more taco inspiration, we’ve got plenty more recipes to choose from. Everything from taco-inspired breakfasts to Mexican desserts!

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