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Mexican-Style Turkey Chorizo

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"This super-flavorful lighter version of Mexican chorizo is made with lean ground turkey instead of pork. Form into burger patties, stuff inside sausage casings, use as taco meat, or fry some up with eggs! This is what I use to make my Chorizo-Stuffed Spaghetti Squash recipe, also found on this site. The possibilities are endless!"
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1 h 20 m servings 180
Original recipe yields 4 servings (1 pound chorizo)


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  1. Combine turkey, vinegar, chili powder, garlic powder, smoked paprika, sweet paprika, salt, cumin, coriander, Mexican oregano, dried chipotle pepper, cinnamon, and cloves in a mixing bowl. Mix well.
  2. Refrigerate at least 1 hour for flavors to blend. Store in the refrigerator or freeze until ready to use.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 180 calories; 9 2.3 23 84 512 Full nutrition

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I made this recipe exactly as written along with another recipe on this site that was similar. What really sets this recipe apart from other recipes is the addition of cinnamon and cloves, which...