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Ground Turkey Taco Meat

Rated as 4.7 out of 5 Stars
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"This recipe has fewer calories because of the ground turkey and amazing flavor! It is a little spicy, but our family enjoys it this way. Because it has so much flavor, you cannot even tell it's not ground beef. It tastes great as a topping on baked potatoes as well as tacos. Enjoy!"
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Ingredients

26 m servings 150
Original recipe yields 4 servings (2 cups)

Directions

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  1. Mix chili powder, cumin, paprika, salt, garlic powder, onion powder, oregano, and cayenne together in a small bowl.
  2. Cook turkey in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat, stirring to break up clumps, until no longer pink, 3 to 5 minutes. Stir in chili powder mixture and water. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until most of the liquid has been absorbed, about 10 minutes.
  3. Stir cider vinegar and brown sugar into the skillet. Simmer until flavors combine, 3 to 4 minutes. Transfer to a serving bowl.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 150 calories; 7.2 4.8 17.6 63 663 Full nutrition

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The BEST taco seasoned meat recipe that I have come across. I have even made a batch where I added the juice of a half a lime...and that was a fantastic taste experience. I also used only 1/4...

Most helpful critical review

Good weeknight dinner. Instead of water, I added beer.

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The BEST taco seasoned meat recipe that I have come across. I have even made a batch where I added the juice of a half a lime...and that was a fantastic taste experience. I also used only 1/4...

Delicious! The brown sugar adds a nice dimension to flavor. I added a tbsp of cornstarch to help thicken the mixture. Throw out those sodium-laden premixed versions you buy at the store and try ...

I already had cooked ground turkey in the freezer, so just added the spices and water and simmered as directed. The brown sugar & vinegar added a subtle flavor that I really liked! I used the ...

Phenomenal!!! I followed it exactly with no adjustments. I do serve fresh lime on the table and encourage my guests to use a few however! I prefer this to ANY ground beef dish! Turkey Tostadas a...

This was quite good. I usually hate the taste of turkey, especially turkey burgers, but this had good flavor. I thought the amount of apple cider vinegar listed would be too much, but that wasn'...

Good weeknight dinner. Instead of water, I added beer.

Loved it! I didn’t add cayenne because of my lil one sharing with us, but still super yummy! I tasted it as I went, and loved how it tasted without the sugar too. So next time I might omit the s...

Delicious flavor but way too much salt. And I was already using 16 oz turkey, not 12. I ended up having to curb the saltiness by adding some plain cooked oatmeal to soften the salty flavor. It ...

I made this tonight. I didn’t think it was possible to make taco seasoning at home. I grew up thinking it only came in a package from the store. Wow was I in for a pleasant surprise! This recipe...