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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 526.1
  • Total Fat: 23.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 98.0 mg
  • Sodium: 814.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 41.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.5 g
  • Protein: 35.5 g

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angie's special occasion turkey n' cheese taquitos - Entree Only

Submitted by: CHIIEDDY

Introduction

Originally by BRAND.NEW.ME - Skips the refried beans and dessert and removes tabasco (replaced with a green chili pepper) to reduce sodium. Originally by BRAND.NEW.ME - Skips the refried beans and dessert and removes tabasco (replaced with a green chili pepper) to reduce sodium.
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    12 6-in flour tortillas
    2 cups Shredded 2% Mexican Four Cheese blend
    ~ 1.25 lb of ground turkey (1 package)
    1 large, whole Red Ripe Tomato
    2 green onions (scallions)
    1 green chili pepper, diced (use less to make less spicy)
    1/4 tsp Lime Juice
    1 dash kosher salt
    1/2 cup light sour cream
    2 tsp taco or chipotle seasoning (low sodium)
    1 tbsp ground cumin
    1 bunch of fresh cilantro

Directions

* put chicken 1 tbsp cumin and taco seasoning into skillet
* brown ground turkey - ensure done
* while turkey is browning, cut tomatoes in half and rinse out seeds,
* rinse and clean off dead shoots from green onions
* dice tomatoes, thinly slice green onion, and half of cilantro
* put onions, cilantro and tomatoes into sealed container
* add chopped chili pepper, lime juice and salt to onions and tomatoes, seal container and refrigerate.
* start assembling taquitos as follows
* 1 tortilla, 1oz. chicken, .25 cup cheese, roll tightly, leaving ends open. repeat , i find that toothpicks hold them closed well so they can be browned.
* bring medium size skillet to medium heat, spray bottom of pan generously with cooking spray, add 3 or 4 taquitos, don't crowd pan- you are going to brown them on all sides.
*keep eye on taquitos rotate out as needed.
* you can keep taquitos warm in oven once pitas have been removed but do not wrap in foil or cover it makes them soggy.

*plating*
* put taquito onto plate
* top with 1 tbsp of pico de gallo ( tomato and green onion mixture)
* top pico de gallo with .5 tbsp sour cream
*sprinkle a few chopped cilantro leaves on top of sour cream
* repeat for all plates

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CHIIEDDY.






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