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Quick Turkey Tacos


Prep Time: 15 mins

Total Time: 30 minutes

Makes: 6 serving


  • 2 lb ground turkey

  • 4 Tbs olive oil

  • 2 red onions, diced

  • 2 Tbs tomato paste

  • 3 red bell peppers, diced

  • 5 cloves garlic, minced

  • 2 tsp chili powder

  • 2 tsp oregano, dried

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 1/2 tsp pepper

  • 1 tsp paprika

  • 1 tsp cumin, ground

  • 1/2 tsp cayenne optional

  • 2 heads romaine lettuce, leaves separated and rinsed



  1. Dice peppers and onion.

  2. Mince or press garlic.


  1. Heat oil in large sauté pan. Add turkey and brown, stirring often.

  2. Remove turkey from pan and add onion and garlic. Sauté until fragrant. Stir in tomato paste.

  3. Add peppers and spices. Sauté an additional 2 minutes.

  4. Return turkey to pan and stir to combine.

  5. Simmer covered for 10 minutes. If mixture is thick, you can add some water- a few tablespoons at a time- as you go.

  6. Remove from heat and let stand for 10 minutes.

  7. Place turkey in romaine "taco" boats and top with guacamole, salsa and cilantro.

Recipe Source: Living Plate RX


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