Healthy Turkey Taco Filling

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 233.8
  • Total Fat: 11.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 84.2 mg
  • Sodium: 167.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 8.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.7 g
  • Protein: 24.2 g

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This recipe also works well with lean ground beef or vension This recipe also works well with lean ground beef or vension
Number of Servings: 4


    1 lb ground turkey
    1 large onion, finely chopped
    1 large pepper, finely chopped
    1 cup fresh mushroom slices
    4 Jalepeno peppers, finely chopped (optional)
    3 cloves crushed garlic (optional)
    2 tsp taco seasoning
    1 tbsp cayenne pepper (or chipotle optional)
    1/2 cup water


Brown the turkey in a large ungreased sauce pan
Add the onion and sautee
Drain any excess fat
Add the remaining fresh ingredients
Sautee for a couple minutes
Add the water and remaining ingredients
Mix well
Boil off the water
Let cool 5 minutes and serve.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user IMARRIEDACHES.

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  • Incredible!
    I changed this by taking out the mushrooms and adding black beans. I made it for a work potluck and everyone loved it! - 5/5/12

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  • Incredible!
    Delish, I followed your recipe without the mushrooms (did not have any on hand) Great! I bet it's even better leftover! - 6/16/11

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  • Very Good
    Made this for lunch, my kids loved it. - 4/25/11

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  • Incredible!
    This was awesome and all the family loved it!!! Will certainly make it again. - 10/19/09

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  • Incredible!
    I had all the ingredients on hand except the jalepenos. It was a nice spin on a standard taco recipe. - 10/7/09

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