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Hidden Veggie Turkey Tacos

  • Author: Madeline
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Saute


Healthy ground turkey taco meat made with extra veggies



  • 2 tbsp avocado oil
  • 1 (12oz) bag riced cauliflower
  • 2 small or 1 large zucchini
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 3 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 3 tbsp water


  1. Peel zucchini and dice into tiny cubes
  2. Mix salt, pepper, chili powder, garlic powder, smoked paprika, cumin and cayenne in a small bowl
  3. Combine tomato paste and water in a small bowl
  4. Heat avocado oil over medium heat in a large skillet
  5. Add the diced zucchini and riced cauliflower to the skillet
  6. Saute veggies until soft and cooked through, about 7 minutes
  7. Push the veggies to the edge of the skillet and add the ground turkey to the pan
  8. Heat the ground turkey and begin to break into crumbles
  9. After about 2 minutes add the seasoning mixture into the pan and continue browning and the ground turkey and  breaking into crumbles
  10. Once the turkey is almost completely cooked through, mix the veggies in with the ground turkey
  11. Reduce the heat to medium low and pour the water and tomato paste mixture into the skillet and mix in thoroughly with the turkey and veggies
  12. Cook for another 2 minutes and remove from the heat
  13. Serve with tortillas and any toppings you like!

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