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Turkey Burritos with Fresh Fruit Salsa Recipe

Turkey Burritos with Fresh Fruit Salsa Recipe

Packed with fruit, veggies, nutrition and flavor, this lighter, whole-grain twist on traditional burritos is sure to be a big hit with your family. “Even our pickiest eater loves these with the sweet-spicy fruit salsa. Yum!” Lisa Eaton - Kennebunk, ME
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Cook: 20 min. YIELD:10 servings


  • 1 pint grape tomatoes, quartered
  • 1 medium mango, peeled and chopped
  • 2 medium kiwifruit, peeled and chopped
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped red onion
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup Burgundy wine or reduced-sodium beef broth
  • 1 jar (16 ounces) salsa
  • 2 cups frozen corn, thawed
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 10 whole wheat tortillas (8 inches), warmed
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese


  • 1. For salsa, combine the first seven ingredients. Chill until serving.
  • 2. In a large nonstick skillet, cook the turkey, turmeric and cumin in oil over medium heat until turkey is no longer pink. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Drain. Stir in wine. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 3 minutes.
  • 3. Stir in the salsa, corn and black beans. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10-15 minutes or until much of the liquid has evaporated. Remove from the heat.
  • 4. Spoon about 1/2 cup turkey mixture off center on each tortilla. Sprinkle with cheese. Fold sides and ends over filling and roll up. Serve with salsa. Yield: 10 servings.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 371 calories, 11g fat (3g saturated fat), 44mg cholesterol, 553mg sodium, 47g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 6g fiber), 18g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 starch, 2 lean meat.

Reviews for Turkey Burritos with Fresh Fruit Salsa

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rmbarr059 User ID: 4046105 223402
Reviewed Mar. 23, 2015

"Took a lot of time to prepare with all the chopping, but I really liked this recipe! Neither my husband nor myself could even tell that we weren't eating ground beef. Next time, I'd like to try adding some cilantro and maybe even avocado to the fruit salsa."

blovet User ID: 6614287 147963
Reviewed Nov. 11, 2014

"I have cooked this recipe many, many times and it is great! I haven't ever tried the fruit salsa yet, but just the burritos are awesome. My kids and husband love it and it makes enough for leftovers."

ladynorth4ever User ID: 6269013 117536
Reviewed Apr. 28, 2013

"Simply Awesome! A must try for your family."

cdunks User ID: 5988682 208594
Reviewed Jul. 25, 2011

"LOVED THESE BURRITOS! I don't like fruit mixed with my meats at all, so I'm not sure why I tried this recipe, but I'm glad I did- It was delicious"

swinny User ID: 1858482 75574
Reviewed Sep. 7, 2009

"Turkey Burritos w/Fresh Fruit Salsa is delicious! Husband and I both enjoyed it a lot."

HisVictoriah User ID: 3265267 162664
Reviewed Aug. 17, 2009

"I agree with previous commenter, this is excellent! You could add rice to the burrito but they were perfect as is anyway"

PucciBaby User ID: 3099441 168465
Reviewed Jul. 26, 2009

"these burritos were AMAZINGLY good"

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