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Tasty Ground Turkey Tacos

Rated as 3.93 out of 5 Stars
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"My mom's beef tacos get a makeover with ground turkey. These are much healthier, easier, and faster because there is no grease to contend with and I think they just taste better."
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Ingredients

55 m servings 421
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add turkey; cook and stir until browned, about 5 minutes. Add tomato sauce, water, green chile peppers, onion, taco seasoning, and garlic; simmer, stirring occasionally, until thickened, about 30 minutes.
  2. Spoon turkey mixture over tortillas. Top with lettuce, Cheddar cheese, tomatoes, green onion, cilantro, and sliced olives.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • Substitute fried or warmed corn tortillas for the flour tortillas if desired.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 421 calories; 16.8 36.2 30.8 96 1340 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I always cook my garlic and onions first for five minutes before adding the ground turkey. Also, omit the water and turn the heat down to low after adding the chilis and tomato sauce. The mixtur...

Most helpful critical review

All the good ingredients could not make the turkey tasty, ugh!!!

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I always cook my garlic and onions first for five minutes before adding the ground turkey. Also, omit the water and turn the heat down to low after adding the chilis and tomato sauce. The mixtur...

Great tasting tacos. You won't miss the fat. I added a tbsp of cornstarch because it never thickened and I needed to use corn taco shells. Thank you for the recipe.

I substituted 6 oz tomato paste and an empty can of water instead of the tomato sauce and 8 oz water and it made all the difference. So tasty and a nice thick consistency for less messy and mor...

Subbed salsa for the tomato's for hubby's sake and these were good! The only reason I am giving this a 4 star instead of a 5 is because the sauce didn't thicken enough to call this a taco. It w...

All the good ingredients could not make the turkey tasty, ugh!!!

I have to agree with everyone else, this doesn't get thick enough. But I add only 1/8 cup of water to it and let it cook down. The flavors come together nicely if you just let it simmer a littl...

These tacos are great. I have already been making tacos with ground turkey for a couple years. The ground turkey has a lot less grease and when cooked in the taco seasoning, just melts in your m...

Made with 6 oz tomato paste and filled can with water instead of 8oz. of water

Awesome recipe. Made it the first 2 time as written, 3rd time I omitted the green chiles (boyfriend's preference) and used chicken broth instead of water. Turned out great!