Crunchy Baked Turkey Tacos

Crunchy Baked Turkey Tacos

Sep 28 , 2022


diana alvarado





  •   3 tbsp avocado oil⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

  •   1/4 cup diced white onion⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
  •   1 lb ground 93% turkey⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
  •   1 tsp kosher salt⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
  •  1/2 tsp black pepper⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
  •   1 tbsp taco seasoning⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
  •   1 [4-ounce] can diced green chiles⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
  •   1 tbsp tomato paste⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
  •   1/4 cup chicken broth⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
  •   1/2 cup shredded cheese⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
  •   16 15-calorie @mrtortilla tortillas⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
  •   1/2 cup shredded lettuce⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
  •   1 roma tomato, seeded and diced⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
  •  2 tbsp chopped cilantro⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
  •   hot sauce ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges⠀




1. Preheat oven to 400 & line a baking sheet with parchment paper.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

2. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat with 1 tbsp of avocado oil. Add the onions, ground turkey, salt, pepper, and cook until no longer pink (about 7 min), breaking up the meat as you go.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

3. Add the taco seasoning and stir until fully incorporated into the meat (1 to 2 min).⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

4. Pour in diced green chiles (undrained), tomato paste, and broth and stir until well combined. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

6. Remove from heat, cover and cover keep the meat warm while you prepare the tortillas. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

7. In a small, non-stick skillet, heat 1/2 tsp of avocado oil over medium-high heat and quickly fry 1 tortilla (about 30 seconds on each side) until flexible and easy to fold.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

8. Set the tortilla on the prepared baking sheet and spoon about a tbsp of meat onto one side of the tortilla, and sprinkle cheese onto the other. Gently fold the tortilla in half to form a taco. Repeat until you’ve used all the filling.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

10. Transfer baking sheet to oven and cook until turkey tacos are crispy and golden browned, about 10 minutes.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

11. Remove from oven and let tacos cool until you can handle them. Gently open the crunchy turkey tacos, fill with lettuce, diced tomatoes, and cilantro. Serve with lime wedges + hot sauce & enjoy !

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