Friday, December 28, 2012

Meaty Veggie Tacos

Love love love this taco meat recipe. It is one of my favorite ways to pack in lots of veggies and it is super simple.The following ingredients and methods are what happened while making Layered Vegetable Enchiladas from my Whole Foods app using taco meat instead of a bean paste and making tacos instead of enchiladas along with a few other tweaks.

 (This picture does not do this meal justice.)

  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1/2 yellow onion, chopped
  •  2 T taco seasoning (I make my own from this recipe, but I also add cayenne pepper and quadruple the recipe)
  • 1 cup frozen corn (leave out for strict Paleo)
  • 1 bell pepper, cut in strips, optional (I don't usually buy these-organic bell peppers are so expensive)
  •  2 T lime juice
  • 4 T chopped cilantro
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 bunch Swiss chard or other leafy green, coarsely chopped

In a large pot over medium heat, brown turkey meat then add taco seasoning and stir to combine. Add yellow onion and cook for another 3-5 minutes. Add remaining ingredients and cook until liquid is almost evaporated, about 10 minutes.

Serving options for taco meat: taco meat on its own or with rice; taco meat over lettuce; actual tacos with tortillas; layered between tortillas for "layered enchiladas". 

Depending on how this is served, the recipe will make 4-6 servings.

1 comment:

  1. Looks delicious! I think I'll make these next week!