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Turkey Taco Salad

Turkey Taco Salad

This recipe is 4 SmartPoints per serving, 1 salad including 3/4 cup turkey mixture.
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Dash of Herbs


  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 can green chilies
  • 14 oz can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 small lime juiced
  • 1/2 T brown sugar
  • lettuce I used a head of lettuce
  • 1 medium tomato chopped
  • 1/2 cup cheese shredded
  • 1 large avocado chopped
  • 1/2 cup salsa


To cook the meat:

  • In a nonstick skillet, heat olive oil. Add the turkey, onion and garlic Cook until the turkey is almost cooked through.
  • Add chili powder, cumin, salt, green chilies and crushed tomatoes. Bring pan to a simmer and cook for about 8 minutes, or until the turkey is fully cooked.
  • Stir in the lime juice and brown sugar. Remove from heat.

To put together the salad:

  • While the meat is simmering, rinse the lettuce and place your desired amount on a plate.  Add the tomatoes, cheese (if using), avocado and salsa.
  • Lastly, add the meat mixture and serve immediately
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