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Southwest Turkey Tacos

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 6 hr 20 min total time
  • 12 ingredients
  • 12 servings
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Lean ground turkey, veggies and savory salsa meld in the slow cooker to make this deliciously easy taco filling.

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) 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)

Steps

  • 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.
  • 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.

Expert Tips

This taco mixture is also delicious served over rice and topped with chopped fresh cilantro.

Top with fat-free sour cream, if desired.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
Calories from Fat
70
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
12%
Saturated Fat
2g
9%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
Cholesterol
30mg
10%
Sodium
750mg
31%
Total Carbohydrate
30g
10%
Dietary Fiber
5g
23%
Sugars
4g
Protein
15g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
8%
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 Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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