Mexican Turkey

Mexican Turkey


"What a great and easy way to use leftover holiday turkey! You can make tacos, burritos, Mexican sandwiches (tortas), etc."


25 m servings 225 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 225 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 6.9 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 4.9g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 34.1 g
  • 68%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 86 mg
  • 29%
  • Sodium:
  • 180 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat, and cook the onion until tender. Mix in turkey, and season with garlic powder. Stir in the tomato. Pour in water, sprinkle with cilantro, and season with salt and pepper. Cover skillet, and simmer 5 minutes, or until heated through.
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  1. 12 Ratings


Great recipe. I followed it exactly for the filling. I then put 1/2 cup salsa (store bought) in bottom of baking dish. Using flour tortillas, I rolled the filling with just a smidgen of chees...

This recipe really turned out great. We used our leftover turkey from Christmas dinner to make tasty tacos and burritos for a post-Christmas/pre-New Years Fiesta. Combine it in a soft tortilla...

Great basic recipe. I found the fresh tomato to be a great addition to the flavor. I took the advice of a couple of the other reviewers and added some spice to it. I suggest adding 2 teaspooo...

Very good. I threw in a bit of finely chopped carrot, and used real garlic instead of garlic powder. Also added some cumin and a bit of taco seasoning. Served with flour tortillas, cheese and so...

This was an okay recipe for turkey left-overs. I added broiled red bell pepper slices which enhanced the recipe a bit. Thanx for the recipe.

A great recipe for leftover turkey. The only thing missing here was some heat so I added some dice jalapeno that brought it up to a five star recipe.

This is a great idea for using the leftover turkey. However, Itotally modified it. This gave me a great base but I did not have the ingred. I used dehydrated onions, 2 cups diced tomatoes, an...

This was a really nice way to use some leftover turkey. We added a little cumin and taco seasoning for added flavor. Next time I think I would add more tomato and let it simmer down.

Delicious! I added diced tomatos in the can in addition to fresh tomatos and it was great. We made tacos and my husband loved them. Will definitely use this recipe again!