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Turkey Zucchini Tacos
Bethany Daugherty, MS, RDN CD - June 20, 2017

Turkey Zucchini Tacos


Ingredients:
1 lb. ground turkey
1 zucchini, diced
2 Tbsp. taco seasoning (recipe below)
½ cup water
 
Suggested toppings:
Shredded cheese
Lettuce
Salsa
Avocado
Plain Greek yogurt
 
Instructions:
1. Brown turkey in large skillet, breaking up as it cooks. 
2. When no longer pink, add zucchini, taco seasoning and water.  Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
3. Serve with a hard taco shell or tortilla with toppings of your choice.
 
Makes: 10 servings
Serving Size: ⅓ cup
 
Nutrition facts per taco (⅓ cup turkey/zucchini, hard taco shell, lettuce, 2 Tbsp. shredded cheese, 1 Tbsp. Greek yogurt, and 2 Tbsp. salsa): Calories 222; Fat 11g; Saturated fat 3g; Protein 14g; Carbohydrate 19g; Fiber 3.5g; Cholesterol 40mg; Sodium 320mg 
 

Taco Seasoning

(Recipe courtesy of My Menu Pal)

Ingredients:
3½ Tbsp. chili powder
½ Tbsp. chipotle chili powder
2 tsp. onion powder
1 tsp. garlic powder
1 tsp. oregano
2 tsp. paprika
2 Tbsp. cumin
4 tsp. coriander
¼ tsp. black pepper
¼ tsp. cayenne pepper
 
Mix all seasonings together well and store in an airtight container. 
*If you don’t have chipotle chili powder, use an additional ½ Tbsp. regular chili powder instead.
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