Mojo Turkey Tacos

A little spice and fresh ingredients go a long way to make taco night more exciting. This recipe will really get your mojo going by using turkey instead of chicken.


Makes 4 servings (serving size: 2 tacos)

Recipe Time

Prep: 25 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 434
Fat 11 g
Satfat 4 g
Monofat 2 g
Polyfat 1 g
Protein 39 g
Carbohydrate 48 g
Fiber 9 g
Cholesterol 78 mg
Iron 5 mg
Sodium 835 mg
Calcium 372 mg


1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 1/2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/8 teaspoon hot chili powder
1/8 teaspoon minced garlic
1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
1 tablespoon fat-free sour cream
2 cups (about 12 ounces) cooked, coarsely chopped turkey breast
8 (6-inch) flour tortillas
1 cup drained and rinsed canned black beans
1/2 cup bottled salsa
1 cup shredded iceberg lettuce
1/2 cup preshredded reduced-fat 4-cheese Mexican blend cheese
1/2 cup diced peeled avocado


1. Using a whisk, mix first 7 ingredients (through sour cream) in a small bowl. Toss with turkey. Set aside.

2. Heat the tortillas according to package directions.

3. Spoon 1/4 cup of the turkey mixture onto each tortilla. Then top each tortilla with 2 tablespoons drained and rinsed black beans, 1 tablespoon bottled salsa, 2 tablespoons shredded iceberg lettuce, 1 tablespoon shredded cheese, and 1 tablespoon diced peeled avocado.

4. Fold tortilla around taco mixture and serve.


Laura Zapalowski,

November 2007
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