Spiced Turkey & Avocado Tacos

Spiced Turkey & Avocado Tacos
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Perfect for any taco-lover, these Spiced Turkey & Avocado Tacos package the health benefits and tasty flavor profiles of avocado and ginger into a lettuce leaf taco shell.

This recipe is provided by My Wellness Solutions.

2
Servings
637
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1  Pound  lean ground turkey
  • 2  Tablespoons  extra virgin olive oil
  • medium yellow onion, sliced
  • garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 to 4  inch slices fresh ginger (optional)
  • large carrots, shredded
  • 1/2  Cup  low-sodium broth
  • 1/4  Cup  chopped cilantro
  • ripe avocado, diced
  • Romaine lettuce leaves, for taco shells
  • Salt and pepper
  • Squeeze lime for garnish (optional)

Directions

Heat oil in pan or skillet and sauté onions, garlic, and ginger for 5 minutes. Mix carrots, cilantro, salt, and pepper to taste.

Add turkey and cook, stirring often until meat loses its raw color.

Pour chicken broth and let simmer. Once cooked and partially dry, remove and set aside.

Separate and open romaine leaves, begin adding spoonfuls of ground turkey in the center.

Top with diced avocado, and sprinkle salt and pepper or squeeze lime to taste.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
42g
60%
Saturated Fat
20g
83%
Cholesterol
252mg
84%
Carbohydrate, by difference
1g
1%
Protein
64g
100%
Vitamin A, RAE
70µg
10%
Vitamin B-12
5µg
100%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Calcium, Ca
68mg
7%
Choline, total
176mg
41%
Folate, total
18µg
5%
Iron, Fe
5mg
28%
Magnesium, Mg
62mg
19%
Niacin
16mg
100%
Pantothenic acid
3mg
60%
Phosphorus, P
521mg
74%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
67µg
100%
Sodium, Na
638mg
43%
Water
208g
8%
Zinc, Zn
9mg
100%

Spice Shopping Tip

Spices and dried herbs have a shelf life too, and lose potency over time. The rule of thumb is, if your spices are over two years old, it's time to buy some new ones.

Spice Cooking Tip

Toasting whole spices before using them intensifies their aroma and flavor.