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Crispy turkey tacos with pico de gallo salsa and creamy avo sauce

Turkey tacos with pico de gallo salsa

Published: May 20, 2020 at 10:35 am
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 3-4

Swap beef for turkey, and you've got yourself a pretty healthy taco night! Load those shells with spiced mince, pickled jalapeños and creamy avocado sauce

Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal562
fat31g
saturates8.8g
carbs31.5g
sugars7.3g
fibre9g
protein34.7g
salt4.2g
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Try our turkey tacos recipe then check out our steak tacos, pork tacos, chicken tacos and more tacos recipes.

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 500g turkey mince
  • 2 avocados
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 2 tbsp soured cream
  • 3 medium and ripe tomatoes, chopped
  • ½ red onion, finely chopped
  • a small bunch coriander, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp pickled jalapeños, finely chopped, plus 1 tbsp of the pickling brine (optional)
  • 30g sachet fajita seasoning
  • 9-12 hard taco shells
  • 2 Little Gem lettuces, shredded

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the oil in a non-stick frying pan over a high heat. Tip in the turkey mince, then use your spoon to break up the mince into smaller bits. Season and fry for 6 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  • STEP 2

    Meanwhile, blitz the avocados in a blender with the juice of 1 lime, the soured cream and a good splash of water to make a creamy sauce. Season to taste. Mix together the chopped tomatoes, red onion, coriander, jalapeños and brine (if using) with the remaining lime juice. Season the salsa to taste.

  • STEP 3

    Sprinkle the fajita seasoning into the turkey mince pan. Mix well, then fry for a further 2 minutes until the mince is brown and crisp.

  • STEP 4

    Heat the taco shells following pack instructions and bring everything to the table so people can help themselves. Serve with extra jalapeños if you like it spicy.

*This recipe is gluten free according to industry standards


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