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Healthy Ground Turkey Tacos

Quick and easy healthy ground turkey recipe filled with spicy taco flavrs.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Light
Servings: 10
Calories: 204kcal
Author: Janna/Fit As A Fiddle Life

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 16 ounces ground turkey
  • 2 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 10 Taco Shells

Taco Spice Blend

  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper

Toppings

  • 1/2 cup tomatoes chopped
  • 1/3 cup onion finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup black olives sliced
  • 1 cup lettuce sliced
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt

Instructions

  • Heat olive oil in frying pan over medium-high heat.
  • Add ground turkey to pan and allow to cook for 3-5 minutes.
  • Turn turkey and allow to brown for 3-5 minutes.
  • Break up ground beef and stir.
  • Combine spices and sprinkle over ground turkey. Add water and stir.
  • Cook for 3 minutes until moisture is absorbed.
  • Prepare shells according to directions.
  • Fill shells with ground turkey, and toppings. Add a dollop of Greek yogurt and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 204kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 369mg | Potassium: 253mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 335IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 118mg | Iron: 1mg