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Turkey Tacos

  • Yield: 4-6 servings
  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 35 minutes
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  • 2 tbsp Corn oil
  • 1 Medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves Garlic, chopped
  • 1 Jalapeno pepper, minced
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Chili powder
  • 1 tsp Ground cumin
  • Salt
  • Ground black pepper
  • 3/4 cup Canned chopped tomatoes
  • 3/4 lb Ground turkey
  • 1/3 cup Chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup Fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
  • Oil, for frying
  • 12 Taco shells


  1. Put the oil, onions, garlic, jalapeno, chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper in a medium skillet and cook over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally until the onions are tender.
  2. Increase the heat to medium-high, add the tomatoes and boil to thicken, about 2 minutes.
  3. Add the turkey and chicken broth and simmer until the turkey is cooked through and the mixture thickens, about 12 minutes.
  4. Stir in cilantro and season with salt and pepper. Transfer to a serving bowl.
  5. Serve turkey mixture with the taco shells and topping of choice. Some topping ideas include shredded lettuce, tomato, avocado, sour cream and shredded cheese.


Recipe adapted from