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Open-Faced Turkey Tacos Recipe

Open-Faced Turkey Tacos Recipe

Alice Jenne of Marengo, Illinois likes to serve this filling ope-faced tortilla with a side of cold applesauce. "If you like things spicy, simply add more salsa," she suggests.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:10 servings


  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 can (16 ounces) fat-free refried beans
  • 1 jar (16 ounces) salsa
  • 10 flour tortillas (6 inches), warmed
  • 2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 medium green peppers, chopped
  • 2 medium sweet red peppers, chopped
  • 10 tablespoons fat-free sour cream


  • 1. In a large skillet, cook turkey and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add beans and salsa; cook and stir until heated through. Spread 1/2 cup turkey mixture over each tortilla. Top with lettuce, tomatoes, peppers and sour cream. Yield: 10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 265 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 38mg cholesterol, 674mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 6g fiber), 16g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 lean meat, 1 vegetable.

Reviews for Open-Faced Turkey Tacos

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panthr User ID: 6843824 59686
Reviewed Mar. 2, 2013

"Instead of refried beans (which I loathe), I used Black Beans. I cooked both the turkey, onion and peppers along with chili powder, cumin, and oregano. then followed the rest of the directions. Was tasty!"

katlaydee3 User ID: 3741999 59685
Reviewed May. 21, 2012

"These were really good. I used ground beef instead of turkey since I don't like the texture of ground turkey."

scrapo User ID: 2908723 137116
Reviewed Jun. 13, 2011

"Good - but my DH and I wanted to kick up the spice so we used refried beans w/ jalepeno pepper and also added taco seasoning. With these additions it was wonderful!"

jneu User ID: 1109560 137720
Reviewed May. 3, 2008

"Sounds very good, look forward to trying it"

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