Turkey Tacos

Shanthi Appelo
Shanthi Appelo

| 1 min read

This quick and easy turkey taco recipe makes use of 8 ounces of shredded turkey heated with garlic, onion and taco seasoning. It's topped with crunchy romaine, creamy avocado, slices of tomato and cilantro for a delicious bite.

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Serving Amount
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 12 onion, finely chopped

  • 8 ounces shredded leftover turkey

  • 2 Tbsp. low-sodium taco seasoning, or to taste

  • 8 street-style tortillas

  • 2 avocados, sliced

  • 2 leaves romaine lettuce, shredded

  • 4 ounces shredded cheese

  • 2 Roma tomatoes, diced

  • 2 sprigs cilantro

  • Optional: sour cream, taco sauce or salsa

  • Step 1

    In a large skillet over medium-low heat, heat olive oil. Add minced garlic and chopped onion and cook until golden and fragrant. 

  • Step 2

    Add shredded turkey and incorporate with oil, garlic and onions. Add taco seasoning until the turkey is evenly covered and thoroughly heated.

  • Step 3

    Assemble taco by adding a couple of slices of avocado to each tortilla then smash with a fork, add lettuce and turkey mixture, then ½ ounce of cheese to melt on top. Follow up with Roma tomatoes, cilantro and any sauce of your choosing.

  • Step 4

    Serve these tacos with any pantry or fridge staples and favorites. Switch it up and get creative with the vegetables you use or make your own salsa.

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