This week's version of the Pinterest challenge had me trying it before I pinned it. I recreated a recipe somewhat similar to the Healthy Crock Pot Chicken I posted about here. The main difference is Tex-Mex Turkey starts with cooked turkey (or chicken) and thus is much faster to get to your
The ingredients include:
1 lb. chopped, cooked turkey or chicken (approx. 3-4 cups)
1 chopped onion
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
1 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
And diced tomatoes. Canned, Rotel or fresh will work just fine. Use whatever you have on hand.
Cook the chopped onion in 1 Tbsp. olive or vegetable oil on medium high heat until soft.
Add in the chopped turkey,
the garlic powder,
and tomatoes. If you use fresh tomatoes add an additional 1/2 cup water along with them.
Lastly, stir in the chopped cilantro. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Cover and simmer on low heat for 5 minutes.
And there you have it. Already for tacos or burritos or enchiladas or quesadillas or...
Although this is very, very similar to the Healthy Crock Pot Chicken which I think I prefer, it sure takes a lot less time, especially if you have leftover turkey still in your freezer from Thanksgiving. Yup, that would be me.
The verdict is still out about Pinning this one.