Turkey Tacos

Turkey Tacos
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Source: Diabetes Superfoods Cookbook and Meal Planner . Recipe Credit: . Photo Credit: Mittera.
Summary
Lean ground turkey makes a great base for a delicious taco meal. This recipe has a spicy kick that can be adjusted by adding more or less jalapeño.
  • Prep time
    10 min
  • Cook time
    10 min
  • Servings
    6 Servings
  • Serving size
    1 taco
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

6 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1 taco
  • Amount per serving Calories 260

  • Total Fat 12g
    • Saturated Fat 2.5g
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 60mg
  • Sodium 80mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 19g
    • Dietary Fiber 4g
    • Total Sugars 2g
  • Protein 19g
  • Potassium 460mg
  • Phosphorus 280mg

Choices/Exchanges: 1 Starch, 1 Nonstarchy vegetable, 2 Lean protein, 1 Fat

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • olive oil
    2 tsp
  • red onion (diced)
    1/2
  • finely diced jalapeño pepper
    2 tbsp
  • lean ground turkey
    16 oz
  • garlic (minced)
    1 clove
  • ground cumin
    1 tbsp
  • chili powder
    1 tbsp
  • smoked paprika
    1/2 tsp
  • water
    2 tbsp
  • 6-inch corn tortillas
    6
  • avocado (diced)
    1 large
  • plain nonfat Greek yogurt
    6 tbsp
  • no-salt-added pico de gallo
    6 tbsp
Directions

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat.

  2. Add the onion and jalapeño to the skillet and cook for 2 minutes. Add the turkey and cook until the meat is browned and the vegetables are cooked through, about 5 to 7 minutes. Add the garlic and cumin and cook for 30 seconds.

  3. Lower the heat and add the chili powder, paprika, and water, and mix thoroughly.

  4. Fill each tortilla with ½ cup of the turkey mixture, plus about 2 Tbsp diced avocado, 1 Tbsp yogurt, and 1 Tbsp pico de gallo.

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