Hey friends!! 🙂 This is my first blog/recipe post ever, so bear with me! I recently started sharing my recipes on my Instagram feed, and decided to post them here as well so I could have them all in one organized place! I hope you find this easier as well!
This recipe has become such a staple of mine because it is so yummy, cheap and easy! And as a busy college student, it doesn’t get any better than that 🙂 I’ve prepped this for myself for lunches and dinners, and it has become a go-to on the weekends as well. When Dylan is visiting it’s easy for us to get in the habit of going out to eat, but to save money and make healthier choices we’ve really been trying to make our own food more! And this recipe is perfect for that! I can add a little bit of rice if I want, or make it into a huge yummy salad! And he can throw it into a few tortillas and have some tacos! Its a win-win for both of us! And has saved us both a lot of money along the way.
My favorite thing about this recipe is how versatile it is. Like I mentioned before, you can make it into a big salad or use it for tacos, and everything in between! Super simple and yummy, cause I don’t think I could ever get sick of tacos. 🙂
These are the specific ingredients that I used:
STEP 1: Brown turkey in large skillet. You can drain the meat if desired, I did as much as I could BEFORE I added the taco seasoning.
STEP 2: Drain the canned vegetables and add to skillet. Stir everything together and let simmer until all is completely cooked.
STEP 3: Serve hot and enjoy with desired toppings! If meal prepping, refer to the paragraph below on what I do!
- Add rice to make it into more of a “rice bowl”.
- Add to lettuce to make a large taco salad!
- Use it inside of tortillas/taco shells.
- Reduced Fat Shredded Cheese
- Light Sour Cream/Plain Greek Yogurt
- Cherry Tomatoes
- Mrs. Dash Southwest Seasoning
When I personally prep this meal for the week ahead, I split it up into 5 containers and then top add a serving of reduced fat shredded cheese and some white rice. Then I put some salsa into a container and add it separately after I’ve reheated it! Below is a picture just to show it looks for me to prep this meal for the week! Which is also why I split it up into 5 servings for the nutritional information, it will vary depending on your preference!
TOTAL = $5.67 / 5 servings = $1.13 per serving. (not including any toppings, etc.)
*may vary depending on the brand of ingredients you choose
Turkey Taco Skillet
- 1 pound of ground turkey
- 1 can of whole kernel corn (no salt added)
- 1 can of black beans (no salt added)
- 1 packet of taco seasoning (reduced sodium)
- Brown turkey in a large skillet and add the full packet of taco seasoning.
- Drain both cans of vegetables and add to skillet.
- Mix everything in the skillet together until cooked through.
I hope you enjoy the recipe! Be sure to tag me or hashtag #kristenskitchen if you try it 🙂