Southwest Tortilla-Turkey Skillet

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


2 servings

Updated: Nov. 14, 2022
I wanted to cut back on red meat, but my husband thinks ground turkey can be dry. I think the taco seasoning and jalapeno juice in this recipe give the turkey added flavor and moistness, and he agrees! —Lindsay Ludden, Omaha, Nebraska
Southwest Tortilla-Turkey Skillet Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1/2 pound ground turkey
  • 3/4 cup black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/3 cup sliced ripe olives
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium taco seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon juice from pickled jalapeno slices
  • 1 flour tortilla (10 inches), cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat Mexican cheese blend
  • 2 tablespoons pickled jalapeno slices
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream


  1. In a large skillet, cook turkey over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in the beans, water, olives, taco seasoning and juice from jalapenos. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 6-7 minutes or until thickened.
  2. Stir in tortilla pieces. Sprinkle with cheese and jalapeno. Remove from the heat and cover for 1-2 minutes or until cheese is melted. Serve with sour cream.

Nutrition Facts

1-1/2 cups: 496 calories, 21g fat (8g saturated fat), 91mg cholesterol, 1502mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 6g fiber), 39g protein.

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