turkey taco salad boats | iloveorganicgirl

turkey taco salad boats

switch up your usual taco salad with this turkey taco salad boats recipe! our romaine heart leaves are the perfect bowl for the goodness that goes inside. turkey mixed with layers of spices and flavor plus tons of wholesome veggies make this hearty meal healthy as well! top it off with a generous drizzle of our avocado cilantro dressing for the perfect dressing complement! this recipe is a great healthy lunch or light dinner option.

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4 servings
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30 mins to cook
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5 mins prep


2 tablespoons preferred vegetable oil
1 medium onion, chopped
1 pound ground turkey
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 tablespoon chili powder
2 teaspoons cumin
¾ teaspoon fine sea salt
2 tablespoons tomato paste
organicgirl© romaine heart leaves
1 cup roughly crushed tortilla chips
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded sharp cheddar
4 green onions, thinly sliced
1 medium tomato, diced
½ cup organicgirl© avocado cilantro dressing


in a large skillet, heat oil over medium.

add onion and sauté until softened, 6-8 minutes.

add turkey and cook, breaking up meat with a spoon, until no longer pink, about 10 minutes.

stir in garlic, chili powder, cumin, salt, tomato paste, and ¾ cup water. bring to a boil, then reduce heat to simmer until thick, about 5 minutes.

divide turkey mixture between romaine leaves, and top with tortilla chips, cheddar, green onion, and tomato. drizzle with dressing.

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