Slow-Cooker Turkey Tacos

Spicy strips of turkey tender are tucked inside crispy taco shells for a mouthwatering Tex-Mex meal!

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 7 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 12
 

Ingredients

1
can (15 oz) spicy chili beans in sauce, undrained
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1 1/2
lb turkey thighs, skin removed
1
package (1.25 oz) Old El Paso® taco seasoning mix
1/2
cup Old El Paso® Thick 'n Chunky salsa
1
package (4.6 oz) Old El Paso® taco shells (12 shells)
1
cup shredded lettuce
1
large tomato, chopped (1 cup)
1
cup shredded cheese

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Steps

  • 1 In 3- to 4-quart slow cooker, mix chili beans and onion. Top with turkey. Sprinkle taco seasoning over turkey; spoon salsa over top.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 7 to 9 hours.
  • 3 Place turkey on cutting board. Remove meat from bones; discard bones. Using 2 forks, pull turkey into shreds. Stir turkey into bean mixture in cooker.
  • 4 Heat taco shells as directed on package. Spoon turkey mixture into taco shells. Top with lettuce, tomato and cheese.
  • 1 In 3- to 4-quart slow cooker, mix chili beans and onion. Top with turkey. Sprinkle taco seasoning over turkey; spoon salsa over top.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 7 to 9 hours.
  • 3 Place turkey on cutting board. Remove meat from bones; discard bones. Using 2 forks, pull turkey into shreds. Stir turkey into bean mixture in cooker.
  • 4 Heat taco shells as directed on package. Spoon turkey mixture into taco shells. Top with lettuce, tomato and cheese.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

To reduce the sodium in this recipe, substitute a package of Old El Paso® 40%-less-sodium taco seasoning mix for the regular mix.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Taco
Calories
190
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
45mg
45%;
Sodium
740mg
740%;
Total Carbohydrate
17g
17%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
14g
14%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.