Picadillo Soft Tacos

Chipotle chile powder gives this taco filling a wonderful smoky flavor.

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 2 tacos)
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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 341
  • Calories from fat: 22%
  • Fat: 8.2g
  • Saturated fat: 1.1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 4.2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2g
  • Protein: 27.3g
  • Carbohydrate: 42.4g
  • Fiber: 6.6g
  • Cholesterol: 53mg
  • Iron: 3.1mg
  • Sodium: 727mg
  • Calcium: 169mg


  • 1/2 cup frozen chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoons bottled minced garlic
  • 12 ounces ground turkey breast
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1 teaspoon chipotle chile powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 8 (6-inch) corn tortillas
  • 1/2 cup diced peeled avocado
  • 2 tablespoons slivered almonds, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro


  1. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion, garlic, and turkey; cook for 4 minutes or until turkey is done, stirring to crumble. Stir in raisins, chile powder, cumin, salt, cinnamon, and tomatoes; simmer 6 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally.
  2. Warm tortillas according to package directions. Spoon about 2/3 cup turkey mixture onto each tortilla; top each tortilla with 1 tablespoon avocado, 1 1/2 teaspoons almonds, and 1 1/2 teaspoons cilantro; fold in half.
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