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American Turkey Tacos Recipe
  • READY IN 25 mins

American Turkey Tacos

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"These tacos taste nothing like the Mexican-style tacos but they are, by far, mine and my husband's favorite. Out of everything I make for him, this is his number one!!!"

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Original recipe makes 8 tacos Change Servings
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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins
  • READY IN

    25 mins

Directions

  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat; cook and stir the ground turkey and onion in the hot skillet until the turkey is crumbly, evenly browned, and no longer pink. Season with salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Drain and discard any excess grease.
  2. Spread one side of the taco shell with avocado and the other side with sour cream. Fill each taco shell with ground turkey and top with Colby cheese and pico de gallo.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jul 15, 2011

Quick, easy, and delicious - perfect for a weeknight meal! I did use minced garlic vs. garlic powder and decided to make homemade guacamole vs. just mashing the avocados. I used "Pico de Gallo" by Rachel Love from this site and reduced fat shredded cheddar cheese. Great recipe and while I'm used to "Mexican-style" tacos, these were a really nice change. Thanks for a great recipe Chefbound!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Dec 07, 2012

Was ok. Not a ton of flavor

 
Mar 01, 2010

We eat at least one version of this weekly. One of the few meals I don't get complaints from the kids. Instead shouts of "Yea! taco night."

 
Jun 23, 2011

Very simple but sometimes the most simple ingredients combined together turn out the best foods. I made my own pico de gallo. I ate my dinner early because I had to work and I really enjoyed it. The only change I made was used fresh minced garlic instead of garlic powder. I think me making homemade pico de gallo was what made it so good. Simple and delicious!

 
Jun 04, 2010

This was great! I made a few adjustments though. I put the sour cream and avocado on the side. I stirred in some fat-free vegetarian re fried beans to the turkey for extra flavor. Also added black olives as an optional side. Hubby loved it and had 4 huge tacos full!

 
Jun 22, 2011

These were perfect for what I needed tonight. While I typically prefer a more seasoned and spicy taco, my surprise guests like it way more mild. I was already planning on turkey tacos, "my way", but had to change my plans quickly. So, I put away the hot peppers, and tried this recipe. I tried one to make sure I thought everyone would be happy. In the end those of us who like spicy will be able to add hot sauce, and everyone at the table is happy!

 
Mar 13, 2012

This is a great recipe! My husband came home to dinner almost done and he thought we were having just bland turkey tacos, He was quite surprised by the flavor! We all were. Definitely a keeper

 
Mar 16, 2012

I basically used this receipt as a guide so my hubby could get the ingredients from the store. I added tons of cumin. After the meat browned, I added fresh lemon juice and fresh cilantro chopped.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 738 kcal
  • 37%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 43.2 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol
  • 133 mg
  • 44%
  • Fat
  • 48.2 g
  • 74%
  • Fiber
  • 10 g
  • 40%
  • Protein
  • 37.8 g
  • 76%
  • Sodium
  • 938 mg
  • 38%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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