Spicy Turkey Tacos

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Mims Squims

Tastier, cheaper, and healthier than the traditional beef with store bought seasoning. If you're not sure about the turkey, go with ground turkey thighs---it's darker, and most people will never know the difference.

Top Review by Maito

We prefer ground turkey to beef, and try to get the leanest we can find, since we care more for white meat. Served these with the addition of guacamole (a must for us!) and no raw onion, on DH's request. I also used my own taco seasoning, since I had it made up already, and it contains the same ingredients. I guess because we packed in so much of the toppings, this amount of meat gave us at least 6 tacos for a half recipe (to feed two big eaters). Yum!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Whisk together all seasoning ingredients in small bowl. Set aside.
  2. Brown meat in large skillet. Add seasoning mixture and 2/3 cup water; mix thoroughly.
  3. Bring to boil, then reduce to low heat. Cook 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Heat taco shells according to package instructions.
  5. Spoon meat into warmed taco shells.
  6. Top as desired.

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