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Three-Chili Turkey Tacos Recipe
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Three-Chili Turkey Tacos Recipe

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With a trio of chili sauce, green chilies and chili powder, these take "taco night" to a new level. —Cathy Tang, Redmond, Washington
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:5 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 5 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/3 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1/3 cup beer or nonalcoholic beer
  • 1/3 cup chili sauce
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies
  • 3-1/4 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 10 taco shells, warmed
  • 1-1/4 cups shredded lettuce
  • 2/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Nutritional Facts

2 tacos equals 379 calories, 23 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 78 mg cholesterol, 766 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 20 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, cook the turkey, onion and red pepper over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain.
  2. Stir in the beer, chili sauce, chilies, chili powder, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5-7 minutes or until heated through.
  3. Spoon turkey mixture into taco shells; top with lettuce and cheese. Yield: 5 servings.
Originally published as Three-Chili Turkey Tacos in Simple & Delicious February/March 2011, p22

Nutritional Facts

2 tacos equals 379 calories, 23 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 78 mg cholesterol, 766 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 20 g protein.

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Reviewed Jan. 25, 2013

"I had to make a couple of changes because of the sodium content for our family but I really liked this recipe. It was quick and smart. I can't use any alcohol even in cooking so I just replaced the beer with unsalted veggie broth and chili sauce (store bought) has lots of sodium so I made a little of the same with no-salt tomato paste and Mrs. Dash no-salt chili mix, of course I omitted the salt in the recipe and used low-sodium Worcestershire. Nice part is I cooked quite a bit of ground turkey in the micro and after draining I put half in my freezer before adding seasoning to use for sloppy joes (low-sodium of course) next week."

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Reviewed Jan. 17, 2013

"My family LOVES this recipe... even my 5 and 8 year old sons who are horribly picky. We don't change anything... just add lettuce, tomatoes, sour cream and salsa for toppings. Yum!"

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Reviewed Apr. 4, 2012

"These are amazing! They are the only tacos I make now. We make them a couple times a month. The leftovers are tasty too."

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Reviewed Mar. 12, 2012

"good! somewhat of a cross between sloppy joes & taco meat. we used pitas for the shells yum!"

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Reviewed Jan. 1, 2012

"I do not like spicy foods, but I want out of the box and these were amazing. I will be making these again soon."

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