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Turkey Soft Tacos

 Turkey Soft Tacos
“Though I’m not a native of San Antonio, I do enjoy the spicy local flavor,” Pattie McGlinchey says from Texas. “Bean-and-corn turkey tacos are my 5-year-old’s favorite. I love that they’re a cinch to put together and healthy, too…but don’t tell that to my son!”
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 pounds lean ground turkey
  • 1 medium red onion, finely chopped
  • 5 plum tomatoes, chopped, divided
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 4 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup frozen corn, thawed
  • 8 flour tortillas (8 inches), warmed
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded reduced-fat Mexican cheese blend, divided
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro

Directions

  • In a large skillet, cook turkey and onion over medium heat until meat
  • is no longer pink; drain. Add half of the tomatoes. Stir in the
  • water, paprika, cumin, chili powder and salt. Add beans and corn;
  • cook and stir for 2 minutes or until heated through.
  • Place about 1/2 cup turkey mixture down the center of each tortilla;
  • top with 1 tablespoon cheese. Fold sides of tortilla over filling.
  • Serve with green onions, cilantro and remaining tomatoes and cheese.
  • Yield: 8 servings.

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Turkey Soft Tacos (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 1 taco equals 378 calories, 12 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 64 mg cholesterol, 727 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 25 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2-1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.