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Ground Turkey Tacos

  • Author: Krista
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 12 tacos 1x
  • Category: Gluten Free, Poultry, Easy Dinner Recipes, Easy Healthy Recipes

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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1.25 lbs lean ground turkey (93/7)
  • 1 cup diced red onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cumin
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 2 teaspoons ancho chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon of pepper

Cilantro Lime Crema:

  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/2 cup stonyfield plain greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup cilantro
  • juice of 1 lime (about 2 tablespoons)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1012 leaves of Butter Lettuce
  • 2 tablespoons of fresh cilantro

Instructions

  1. In a food processor add, garlic clove, greek yogurt, cilantro, lime juice, 1/2 teaspoon of cumin, salt and pepper to taste. Blend until smooth. Set aside.
  2. Heat a medium saute pan to medium high heat. Add olive oil and red onion. Saute until translucent, about 3-4 minutes. Add in garlic, saute for 30 seconds.
  3. Add lean ground turkey, cook until no longer pink. Approximately 7-10 minutes.
  4. Add in 1 1/2 tablespoons of cumin, smoked paprika, ancho chili powder, ground cinnamon, salt, and pepper. Stir until all the spices are mixed together.
  5. Serve turkey mixture on top of butter lettuce with avocado, cherry tomatoes, fresh cilantro, and cilantro lime crema.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 2 taco
  • Calories: 172
  • Sugar: 3 g
  • Sodium: 307 mg
  • Fat: 8 g
  • Saturated Fat: 2 g
  • Carbohydrates: 10 g
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Protein: 17 g
  • Cholesterol: 61 mg