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Turkey Sweet Potato Spicy Tacos Recipe

Looking for an easy Turkey Sweet Potato Spicy Tacos recipe? Learn how to make Turkey Sweet Potato Spicy Tacos using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by moanamarie

Makes 16 servings



Spicy tacos with low fat turkey that have sweet-hot flavor, using yams to give it a surprising twist.

Recipe Ingredients for Turkey Sweet Potato Spicy Tacos

1 medium (2" dia, 5" long, raw) Sweetpotato
1 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
19 oz Ground Turkey Breast, 99% Fat-free
1/2 cup chopped raw Vidalia Onion
1 clove Garlic
4 pepper Peppers, Jalapeno
1 tbsp Chili Powder
1 serving Ground Cumin
0.5 tsp Cajun Seasoning
1 serving Made from Evaporated Sea Water Iodized Sea Salt
4 oz Cilantro
16 serving La Tortilla Factory Whole Wheat tortilla

Recipe Directions for Turkey Sweet Potato Spicy Tacos

  1. Directions

  2. 1.Put the diced yam in a microwave-safe bowl; cook in the microwave until cooked through and fork-tender, stirring once, 5 to 7 minutes.

  3. 2.Coat the bottom of a large skillet with olive oil and place over medium heat; cook and stir the turkey until crumbled and evenly brown, 5 to 7 minutes. Stir the onion, garlic, and jalapeno pepper into the turkey and continue cooking until the onions begin to caramelize, 7 to 10 minutes. Season with the chili powder, cumin, Cajun seasoning, and salt. Pour the salsa over everything; fold the sweet potatoes into the mixture. Allow the mixture to cook until the excess moisture evaporates. Garnish with the cilantro. Serve with the warm tortillas.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 93.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
106
Calories from Fat
30
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.3g
5%
Saturated Fat
0.1g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
21mg
7%
Sodium
276mg
11%
Potassium
108mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
12.7g
4%
Dietary Fiber
7.7g
31%
Sugars
0.9g
Protein
13.8g
Vitamin A 39% Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 1% Iron 1%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
91% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • Low in sugar
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • Very high in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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