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Turkey Taco Skillet

If you're looking for healthy ground turkey recipes for dinner then you're going to love this one pan turkey taco skillet! It's perfect for meal prep too!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 365kcal


Optional Toppings

  • 1 avocado
  • 1 cup tex mex cheese
  • salsa


  • In a large cast iron skillet, heat the avocado oil over medium heat. Once the oil begins to shine, add the ground turkey and start cooking for 2 minutes.
  • Add the onions, green, and orange pepper and sautee for 4 minutes, then add the garlic. Scramble fry it for another 1-2 minutes.
  • Add the black beans and spices. Stir and then add the canned chiles and fire roasted tomatoes. Bring to a simmer and stir for five minutes. Taste and adjust seasonings as needed.
  • Serve over cauliflower rice and top with optional toppings: diced avocado, salsa, tex mex cheese, greek yogurt, cilantro, jalapenos, etc.


Nutritional Information

Calorie information does not include optional cheese.
Without cheese and avocado:
Turkey taco skillet calories without cheese and avocado
WITH cheese and avocado:
turkey taco skillet with cheese and avocado nutritional information

Containers for 21 Day Fix and other UPF programs

The full recipe has 8 greens, 4 reds, 2 yellow, 3 teaspoons.
If you add the optional toppings you can add 4 blues. Just remember that no sugar added salsa makes it a green, if it has added sugar, it's a purple.
Per serving here are the counts: 2 greens, 1 red, 1/2 yellow, 3/4 teaspoon.
If you add the optional toppings add in 1 blue. Just remember that no sugar added salsa makes it a green, if it has added sugar, it's a purple.

Picky Eater Tip

If you have a picky eater, I suggest serving it over caulifower rice instead of mixing it in. It looks prettier that way and if your little one eats with their eyes like mine do, this works better.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 365kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 724mg | Potassium: 1243mg | Fiber: 12g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1826IU | Vitamin C: 130mg | Calcium: 106mg | Iron: 4mg