Southwest Turkey Tacos

Lean ground turkey, veggies and savory salsa meld in the slow cooker to make this deliciously easy taco filling.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 6 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 12

Ingredients

1
package (20 oz) extra-lean ground turkey
1/2
cup chopped onion (1 medium)
1
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
2
cups Old El Paso® Thick ‘n Chunky salsa
1
can (15 oz) Progresso® black beans, drained
1
can (11 oz) Green Giant® SteamCrisp® Mexicorn® whole kernel corn with red and green peppers, drained, rinsed
1
tablespoon chili powder
2
boxes (4.6 oz each) Old El Paso® taco shells (24 shells total)
3
tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro
3
cups chopped lettuce
3
medium tomatoes, chopped (1 1/2 cups)
  • 1 In 12-inch skillet, place turkey and onion; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cook over medium-high heat 4 to 6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until turkey is no longer pink.
  • 2 Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In cooker, mix turkey mixture, salsa, beans, corn and chili powder.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 to 7 hours.
  • 4 To serve, heat taco shells in oven as directed on boxes. Stir cilantro into turkey mixture. Spoon about 1/4 cup mixture into each warm taco shell; top with lettuce and tomatoes.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    250
    (
    Calories from Fat
    70),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    8g
    8%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    Trans Fat
    1 1/2g
    1 1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    30mg
    30%;
    Sodium
    750mg
    750%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    30g
    30%
    (Dietary Fiber
    5g
    5%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    15g
    15%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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