Turkey tacos recipe: Healthy, fast and yummy

After a Thanksgiving meal, there’s bound to be leftovers, but instead of sticking to turkey sandwiches for the next week, mix it up a little with this tasty turkey tacos recipe.

This quick and easy recipe will help you spice up anytime of the year. When you want tacos but want something a little leaner, turkey is a great choice. Your guests will enjoy digging in to this meal. Set up a taco bar with some of your favorite toppings and let people build their own–great for the kids!

Terrific Turkey Tacos Recipe

Makes 8 tacos

  • 10 oz. shredded or diced cooked turkey
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded and finely chopped
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • ½ cup of roasted hatch green chili or canned diced
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro-finely chopped
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp. of oregano
  • 1 tbsp. oil
  • ⅓ cup shredded jack and sharp cheddar cheese mixed
  • 8 ea. 6 inch flour or corn tortillas

Directions

Heat oil in a skillet. Add jalapeno, hatch chili, and onion. Cook 1–2 minutes. Add turkey, cilantro and spices. Cook until heated through. Serve 1 oz. on warm corn or flour tortillas. Top with cheese mixture and enjoy!

Note: Build a taco bar with your favorite toppings! Cabbage, lettuce, tomato, Pico de Gallo, salsa, sour cream, Greek yogurt, avocado and assorted cheeses.

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