Ground Turkey and Chipotle Taco Filling

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READY IN: 36mins
YIELD: 6 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Microwave onions, chili powder, oil, garlic, chipotles, and oregano in bowl, stirring occasionally, until onions are softened, about 5 minutes; transfer to slow cooker.
  • Stir tomato sauce and sugar into slow cooker.
  • Mash bread and milk into paste in large bowl using fork.
  • Mix in ground turkey, ½ tsp salt and ¼ tsp pepper using hands.
  • Stir turkey mixture into slow cooker, breaking up any large pieces (do not overmix).
  • Cover and cook until turkey is tender, 4-6 hours on LOW.
  • Let turkey filling settle for 5 minutes, then remove fat from surface using large spoon.
  • Break up any remaining large pieces of turkey with spoon.
  • Stir in cilantro, scallions, and lime juice and season with salt and pepper to taste before serving.
  • Use as filling for tacos, burritos, etc.
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