Monday, May 5, 2014

Turkey tacos...OMGoodness! So delicious.

Turkey Tacos can be a quick, easy and delicious alternative to regular ground beef tacos. They are light flavorful and fresh tasting.
Ground 1/2 lb of ground dark turkey meet with diced onions, olive oil and salt and pepper in a skillet. While the meat is cooking break up the meat with the back of a wooden spoon. Watch the meat closely not to burn or over cook. Let it brown in the skillet for 3 to 5 minutes.
Once cooked take out of the pan and save brown bits on the bottom... that's where the flavor is. Toss in 1/4 cup of diced onions, freshly cut corn kernels, salt, pepper and diced red bell pepper. Once, wilted place the cooked ground turkey back in the pan with vegetable broth and simmer to keep the turkey meat moist.
In another pan heat vegetable oil and fry the corn tortillas until golden. This can happen quickly so don't walk away. Turn the tortillas twice to cook evenly until golden on both sides. The tortillas have a tendency to bubble up, so flatten them with the back of a spatula or tongs.
Once, cooked remove them from the frying pan and fold them over gently. They are very pliable when hot... so fold them over like and envelop, but leaving space to fill the cavity with the taco filling.
Allow the tacos to cool slightly and fill with the taco filling while warm on a serving plate. There are fancy stands you can buy... but, free form tacos are my favorite  
Serve with olives, cilantro and your favorite Mexican beer. So, delicious looking I just had to take a bite. Flavorful, crunchy and the fresh corn makes the dish even better. I choose to eliminate cheese, but can you imagine this dish with it?
Remember cooking with love, makes any recipe taste better.... even the simple easy one.
Lady E