Spicy British Turkey Tacos

Spicy British turkey tacos are a real crowd-pleaser at family meal time.

Serves: 4 people

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Prep Time: 4 mins

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Cooking Time: 15 mins

Nutritional values per portion
Energy: 336 Kcals
Protein: 32.2 g
Total Fat: 12.5 g
Saturated Fat: 4.3 g
Carbs: 25.3 g
Sugars: 6.8 g
Salt: 1.2 g
Fibre: 3.9 g

Ingredients

  • 450g/1lb fresh turkey mince
  • 1 teaspoon chilli powder
  • 1 green pepper, deseeded and cut into small strips
  • 400g/14oz canned chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon freshly chopped oregano or 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 220g/8oz canned red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 6 spring onions, trimmed and chopped

To serve:

  • 12 taco shells
  • A iceberg lettuce, shredded
  • 8 tablespoons 0% fatfromage frais
  • 50g/2oz half-fat Cheddar cheese, grated

Instructions

Dry fry the turkey mince with the chilli powder in a non-stick frying pan for 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until sealed.

Add the green pepper with the chopped tomatoes and their juice with the herbs and red kidney beans. Bring to the boil then simmer for 8-10 minutes or until the turkey is thoroughly cooked and most of the juice is absorbed. Stir in the spring onions.

Meanwhile heat the taco shells as directed in a preheated oven 180°C, 350°F, Gas Mark 4 for 2 minutes or in the microwave as directed on the packet.

Place a spoonful of shredded lettuce in the taco shells, top with the turkey mince, a spoonful of fromage frais and sprinkle with the grated cheese, then eat.

Nutritional values per portion
Energy: 336 Kcals
Protein: 32.2 g
Total Fat: 12.5 g
Saturated Fat: 4.3 g
Carbs: 25.3 g
Sugars: 6.8 g
Salt: 1.2 g
Fibre: 3.9 g

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