Monday, July 24, 2017

Incredibly Simple Turkey Taco Meat


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Incredibly Simple Turkey Taco Meat:  Juicy tender turkey tacos spiced up with bold Mexican flavors on the table in less then 30 minutes. - Slice of Southern

Tomorrow is Taco Tuesday, so let's change it up and try something other than you basic ground beef tacos!

Let's make TURKEY tacos!  But not just any turkey taco.  This dish is really easy to make and will become your basic turkey taco meat go-to recipe!


Incredibly Simple Turkey Taco Meat:  Juicy tender turkey tacos spiced up with bold Mexican flavors on the table in less then 30 minutes. - Slice of Southern

INCREDIBLY SIMPLE TURKEY TACO MEAT

Everyone love tacos, but let's face it, during the week we want something quick and easy.  Grilling isn't always and option and takes a little more time.  Ground turkey is not only quick and easy to cook it place a healthy spin on dinner-in-a-hurry.  Oh, and it's delicious too!


Incredibly Simple Turkey Taco Meat:  Juicy tender turkey tacos spiced up with bold Mexican flavors on the table in less then 30 minutes. - Slice of Southern

You will have juicy tender turkey tacos spiced up with bold Mexican flavors on the table in less then 30 minutes.  Guaranteed!  This turkey taco meat is a great base to have in your recipe arsenal.  You can add lots of mix-ins to make it your own, but getting the basic recipe down is key.  

This is a saucy taco meat.  So let's ditch the taco seasoning packet and flavor this baby up with some of our spice cabinet favorites.  With the addition of tomato sauce the meat turns into a wonderful saucy mess, bursting with bold flavors.  The perfect taco meat!


Incredibly Simple Turkey Taco Meat:  Juicy tender turkey tacos spiced up with bold Mexican flavors on the table in less then 30 minutes. - Slice of Southern

Kitchen Note:  Make a big batch and freeze some for later.  It will keep up to 3 months in the freezer.

To serve we fried up some corn torillas to make crunchy taco shells.  You could go for soft tacos or just warmed corn torillas for a street taco experience.  It all works and the taste is outstanding!

Enjoy your Taco Tuesdays!







Incredibly Simple Turkey Taco Meat

1 pound ground turkey
1/2 cup yellow onion
2 garlic cloves, finely minced
1 tablespoon chili powder
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
8 oz can no-salt added tomato sauce
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper (optional)

For Tacos:
Taco shells
Taco toppings of choice


In a large skillet over medium heat, add the ground turkey, onion.  Cook, 5-7 minutes, breaking the meat into small pieces as you go.  Stir in the garlic, chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper, and cayenne if using.  Cook for about 30 seconds until the mixture is blended and the spice start to give off a fragrance.

Add the tomato sauce and turning the heat to medium-low, simmer for 5-10 minutes, stirring occasionally.  Serve, or portion into freezer safe containers and freeze once cooled, up to 3 months.


    Incredibly Simple Turkey Taco Meat:  Juicy tender turkey tacos spiced up with bold Mexican flavors on the table in less then 30 minutes. - Slice of Southern

    Incredibly Simple Turkey Taco Meat:  Juicy tender turkey tacos spiced up with bold Mexican flavors on the table in less then 30 minutes. - Slice of Southern


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