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20 Minute Turkey Tacos with Apple Salsa

20 Minute Turkey Tacos with Apple Salsa

Try these 20-Minute Turkey Tacos with Apple Salsa, So quick and easy to prepare, they are perfect for busy weeknights for busy people. Naturally Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, and Nut-Free you could even swap tortillas for lettuce wraps.


For the Tacos:

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ yellow or white onion, finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoons salt, divided
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely minced or grated
  • 1 lb ground turkey, dark or light meat
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • 8 corn tortillas, warmed
  • Hot sauce to taste (optional)
  • Grated white cheddar cheese (optional)
  • Sour cream (optional)
  • Sliced avocado (optional)

For the Salsa:

  • 2 large, sweet red apples (such as Fuji or Honeycrisp), finely chopped
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 3 green onions, white and green parts, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon chopped jalapeño (optional)



  1. Heat the olive oil over medium heat in a large sauté pan. Add the onion and ¼ teaspoon salt. Sauté 3-5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the onions are softened.
  2. Add the garlic, turkey, cumin, and ¼ teaspoon salt. Cook the turkey, stirring occasionally, until browned and cooked through, about 8 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile make the salsa by combining the apples, lime juice, green onions, cilantro, and salt in a medium bowl, stirring to combine.
  4. Make the tacos by filling each tortilla with cooked turkey and topping with apple salsa. Add hot sauce, cheese and sour cream if you like.

Makes 8 Tacos.


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