American Turkey Tacos

American Turkey Tacos

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"These tacos taste nothing like the Mexican-style tacos but they are, by far, mine and my husband's favorite. Out of everything I make for him, this is his number one!!!"


25 m servings 738 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 738 kcal
  • 37%
  • Fat:
  • 48.2 g
  • 74%
  • Carbs:
  • 43.2g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 37.8 g
  • 76%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 133 mg
  • 44%
  • Sodium:
  • 841 mg
  • 34%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat; cook and stir the ground turkey and onion in the hot skillet until the turkey is crumbly, evenly browned, and no longer pink. Season with salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Drain and discard any excess grease.
  2. Spread one side of the taco shell with avocado and the other side with sour cream. Fill each taco shell with ground turkey and top with Colby cheese and pico de gallo.
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  1. 15 Ratings


Quick, easy, and delicious - perfect for a weeknight meal! I did use minced garlic vs. garlic powder and decided to make homemade guacamole vs. just mashing the avocados. I used "Pico de Gallo"...

We eat at least one version of this weekly. One of the few meals I don't get complaints from the kids. Instead shouts of "Yea! taco night."

Very simple but sometimes the most simple ingredients combined together turn out the best foods. I made my own pico de gallo. I ate my dinner early because I had to work and I really enjoyed it....

This was great! I made a few adjustments though. I put the sour cream and avocado on the side. I stirred in some fat-free vegetarian re fried beans to the turkey for extra flavor. Also added bla...

These were perfect for what I needed tonight. While I typically prefer a more seasoned and spicy taco, my surprise guests like it way more mild. I was already planning on turkey tacos, "my way",...

This is a great recipe! My husband came home to dinner almost done and he thought we were having just bland turkey tacos, He was quite surprised by the flavor! We all were. Definitely a keeper

I basically used this receipt as a guide so my hubby could get the ingredients from the store. I added tons of cumin. After the meat browned, I added fresh lemon juice and fresh cilantro chopp...

We has it tonight for the first time. It definitely won't be the last. Thank you for sharing.

These were good, but I didn't have any pico de gallo which probably would've made it great. If I make these again, I'd make guacamole instead of just mashing the avocados. It was a big hit aroun...