Turkey Tacos with Tomatillo Salsa

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Homemade tomatillo salsa is easy, tasty, and GOOD. I fill the corn tortillas with the turkey meat, and then add Monterey and colby jack cheese on top, then throw it in the broiler for 2 minutes to melt. Top it off with the tomatillo salsa and you have some tasty tacos!

Ingredients:

  • 1 Package Ground Turkey
  • 1 Package Taco Seasoning 
  • 1/2 White Onion – Diced
  • 1/2 Cup Cilantro – Chopped
  • 8 Tomatillos – Halved
  • 1 Jalapeno – Halved/Seeded
  • 1/4 Red Onion
  • Canola Oil
  • 6-8 Corn Tortillas

Directions:

  1. Heat Oven to 400 degrees .
  2. Line a baking sheet with foil and spread 2 TBS olive oil across the foil.
  3. Place tomatillos, jalapeno, and red onion on the baking sheet and coat with the oil.
  4. Season with salt/pepper, and bake for 20 minutes – Flipping halfway through.
  5. After 20 minutes, transfer ingredients on baking sheet to a food processor and puree.
  6. Transfer the tomatillo blend into a sauce pan on low heat and simmer while you cook the turkey meat.
  7. Heat a non stick skillet on medium-high with 1 TBS canola oil and add the ground turkey meat.
  8. Cooked until turkey is no longer pink.
  9. Add contents of taco seasoning and 2/3 cup water to the turkey meat.
  10. Incorporate seasoning into turkey and simmer until water is almost entirely evaporated.
  11. Heat corn tortillas and then fill with ground turkey.
  12. Fill each turkey with cheese, then melt under a broiler for 2 minutes (optional).
  13. Top with tomatillo salsa, cilantro, onion and serve.

 

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