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Turkey Taco Salad

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Turkey Taco Salad

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Turkey Taco Salad
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 447kcal


  • 1 cup brown rice, raw
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 medium onion
  • 1 pound turkey, ground
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin, ground
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1 medium lime
  • 2 teaspoon cilantro
  • 4 cup spinach
  • 1 medium tomato, red
  • 4 medium tangerine (mandarin orange)


  • Cook rice as directed on package and set aside covered to keep warm.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet. Dice onion and add to hot oil; sauté for 2-3 minutes. Add ground turkey, minced garlic, chili powder, cumin, and salt. Cook 7-8 minutes until turkey is no longer pink, stirring to crumble into smaller pieces. Add salsa and 1 teaspoon of lime juice; stir and heat through.
  • Toss rice with 1 teaspoon of lime zest and chopped cilantro.
  • Divide spinach among 4 plates; top with rice, turkey, and chopped tomatoes. Serve with orange wedges on the side.
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Calories: 447kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 78mg | Sodium: 761mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 15g

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