Low Carb Turkey Tacos

This Turkey Taco recipe is great is you’re following a low-carb diet, or if you’re coming up short on carbs on a flexible diet plan.

It is a great lunch or dinner option. If you’re preping this recipe ahead of time to bring for lunch, package the lettuce leaves and cooked meat separate. Combine when ready to eat.

Ingredients

1 lb of lean turkey (or lean ground beef)

2 cloves of garlic, chopped

1/2 large yellow onion, chopped

1/2 packet of taco seasoning (sugar/salt free, if possible)

1 cup of tomato sauce (no salt added)

1 tsp. olive oil

Cooking Instructions

Heat oil in a heavy pan. Add the onion and saute for 2 minutes. Then add the meat and half ot the packet of taco seasoning mix. Saute on high heat for an additional 5 minutes, until meat is browned. Reduce heat to medium and add the tomato sauce. Simmer for 5 minutes or until thickened, stirring often.

Serving suggestions:

  • Serve taco meat inside of large romaine leaves like tacos
  • Serve taco meat over 1/2 cup of cooked quinoa
  • Serve taco meat with 2 corn tortillas, salsa, and shredded lettuce

 

serves: 4 (approx. 1 cup each) | total time: 30 minutes

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