Lean Ground Turkey Tacos & Mango Salsa

24 Posted by - September 22, 2013 - Dinner, Lean Ground Turkey, Rice, Steak

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Here’s what  you’ll need:

Tacos:

  • 1 pack lean ground Turkey
  • 2 avocados
  • Chopped cabbage
  • Cilntro
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 of a large fresh chilli chopped
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 pack of whole wheat totillas
  • 1 cup black rice

Mango Salsa

  • 1 fresh mango finely diced
  • 2 medium tomatoes finely diced (remove seeds)
  • 1/2 of a large fresh chilli chopped
  • 1 tbsp chopped chives

Dressing for salsa and tacos

  • 1/4 cup olive oil (we prefer extra version light tasting)
  • 1/8 cup srircha hot chilli sauce (red rooster sauce)
  • juice of 2 fresh limes (approx. 1/4 cup lime juice)
  • 1 tsp honey

Directions:

  1. Add black rice to 2 cups of water and bring to a boil. Once boiled, turn to LOW setting and allow the rice to simmer for 40 minutes. Keep covered. Remove from heat with the cover still on the pot and allow to sit for 10 minutes.
  2. In a large skillet add olive oil, onions and garlic.  Cook until soft then add ground turkey with cumin, cayenne pepper and the half fresh chilli.  Toss until turkey is cooked and set aside.
  3. Dice mango, tomatoes, chives and remaining half chilli, then toss in a separate bowl.
  4. Whisk all ingrediens for spicy citrus dressing together and drizzle over mango salsa to coat. (Be sure to save some for the tacos)
  5. Build your tacos and enjoy! On a whole wheat tortilla pile meat, shredded cabbage, avocado and a scoop of the mango salsa. Garnish with cilantro and a drizzle of the spicy citrus dressing.

Makes approx. 6 tacos.

Approx. Macros (for 3 tacos, 1/2 cup black rice, salsa and dressing):

1,300 Cals | 55g Fat | 140 Carbs | 71.4g Protein


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