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Chipotle Turkey Taco Filling

Photo: Romulo Yanes
Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 35 mins
Yield Makes: 12 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano, plus leaves for garnish
  • 2 1.3-lb. packages ground turkey
  • 2 canned chipotle chiles in adobo, chopped (about 1 1/2 Tbsp.)
  • 3 cups canned no-salt-added chopped tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons coarse salt
  • 2 teaspoons coarsely ground black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 185
  • fat 9 g
  • satfat 2 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 20 g
  • carbohydrate 7 g
  • fiber 2 g
  • cholesterol 68 mg
  • iron 2 mg
  • sodium 419 mg
  • calcium 44 mg

How to Make It

  1. In a large skillet, warm oil over medium heat. Stir in onion, cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until just beginning to color, 5 to 6 minutes. Stir in cumin and oregano.

  2. Add turkey; raise heat to medium-high. Cook, stirring often, until cooked through and most of liquid evaporates, 12 to 15 minutes. Stir in chiles, tomatoes, salt and pepper. Cook until some of liquid has evaporated, about 10 minutes. Garnish with oregano leaves.