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Taco Turkey Taquitos Recipe

The perfect dinner for busy nights, these turkey taco taquitos are ready in just 30 minutes.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: baked taquitos, Ground Turkey, tacos, taquitos
Servings: 6
Calories: 544kcal

Equipment

  • Baking Sheet
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Large Skillet

Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil divided
  • 1 onion diced
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 1 ounce taco seasoning 1 packet
  • 2 cups shredded fat free cheddar cheese
  • 18 6 inch flour tortillas
  • salt, to taste
  • 1 cup salsa optional dipping sauce

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  • Cover a large baking sheet with aluminum foil and spray lightly with cooking spray.
  • In a large skillet, heat 1 Tablespoon oil over medium heat, then add onion and garlic. Sauté for about 5 minutes until soft.
  • Add turkey and taco seasoning, cooking until meat is browned. Mix well and cook for a couple of minutes so that the flavors can meld and the mixture can thicken. Drain excess grease.
  • Divide taco meat mixture evenly between tortillas, top with a pinch of shredded cheese and roll up. Place taquitos seam-side down on the prepared baking sheet.
  • Once finished, brush the tops of the taquitos with remaining olive oil and sprinkle with salt.
  • Place pan in oven and bake for 15-20 minutes (or until edges and tops are golden). Let cool for a couple of minutes.
  • Serve with salsa, if desired.

Notes

  • The Salsa Dipping Sauce is included in the Nutritional Information

Nutrition

Calories: 544kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 44g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 2549mg | Potassium: 742mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 1828IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 660mg | Iron: 4mg