Crunchy Turkey Tacos

By Team Turkey
Culinary Setting
Meal Type
Main Course, Entrée
20 MIN

About this Dish

Make any night a taco night with these quick and easy Crunchy Turkey Tacos. Ground turkey is seasoned with spices and the store-bought salsa of your choice to create a delicious base for your tacos. Grab a crunchy shell and top them with your favorite taco fixings. If you’re not sold yet, this meal comes together in less than 30 minutes. Dinner is served!

Try some of our other fiesta-friendly Mexican favorites featuring turkey!

Cooking Style
Quick and Easy
Ground Turkey
Dish Type


8 hard taco shells

1 lb ground turkey

1 small red onion, finely chopped

1 c chunky tomato salsa

1/2 tsp dried oregano

1/2 tsp paprika

1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

1/2 tsp ground cumin

2 c shredded lettuce, for serving

1/2 c shredded Pepper Jack cheese, for serving

1/4 c fat-free sour cream, for serving

Cubed avocado and additional salsa, for serving


Heat hard taco shells according to package directions.

Meanwhile, in a large nonstick skillet, cook ground turkey and onion over medium heat until turkey is no longer pink.

Stir in salsa and spices. Heat through for 2-3 minutes.

Fill each taco shell with 1/3 cup turkey mixture.

Immediately serve with lettuce, cheese, sour cream, avocado and extra salsa.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 2 Tacos

Total Calories 324

Total Fat 11 g

Saturated Fat 4 g

Cholesterol 63 g

Sodium 502 mg

Total Carbohydrates 23 g

Protein 35 g

*Calculated without avocado & extra salsa