Curried Turkey Tacos Recipe
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Curried Turkey Tacos Recipe

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In Covington, Kentucky, Peggy Bailey gives a twist to traditional tacos by adding curry powder, black beans and salsa to ground turkey filling. "This is simple, economical and very tasty," she writes.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1-1/4 pounds ground turkey
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried minced onion
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 2 teaspoons taco seasoning
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Mexican cheese blend, divided
  • 12 taco shells, warmed
  • Shredded lettuce
  • Sour cream and additional salsa, optional

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 510 calories, 31g fat (13g saturated fat), 98mg cholesterol, 866mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 6g fiber), 28g protein.


  1. In a large skillet, cook turkey and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the beans, salsa, taco seasoning and curry powder; heat through. Stir in 1 cup cheese.
  2. Spoon into taco shells. Sprinkle with remaining cheese; top with lettuce. Serve with sour cream and salsa if desired. Yield: 12 tacos.
Originally published as Curried Turkey Tacos in Quick Cooking March/April 2005, p43

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CMJ24628 User ID: 8572823 238673
Reviewed Dec. 3, 2015

"This is wonderful ground turkey recipe! I think that all the ingredients really help to give the ground turkey a tasty flavor. It was also super easy to make!"

AngieKropf User ID: 5925586 96120
Reviewed Apr. 14, 2014

"Delicious flavor! We will make this again and again!"

silvrhwk User ID: 5129043 58144
Reviewed Sep. 29, 2010

"Fantastic! My husband can't eat beef, so we are constantly looking for "alternate" meat recipes. We both love turkey, and this recipe was so yummy and satisfying! The black beans add a punch of color and protein. We added cilantro, green pepper, and used fresh onion instead of dried minced onion. Yum!!!"

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