Crispy Turkey Tacos + Avocado Lime Crema Sauce

(Nutrition facts vary depending on how you build your taco!)


  • Crispy Turkey Tacos:
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 8 soft taco shells (corn, whole wheat or white flour)
  • 2 roma tomatoes
  • 1/2 red onion
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro
  • Olive oil
  • Taco seasoning  (see below for low sodium taco seasoning recipe or use your favorite blend)
    • 1 Tbsp chili powder
    • 1 tsp ground cumin
    • 1 tsp garlic powder
    • 1/4 tsp sea salt
    • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • Avocado Lime Crema:
  • 2 Avocados
  • 1 cup reduced or nonfat Greek yogurt (or sour cream)
  •  1/4 cup reduced or nonfat milk
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • zest and juice of 2 limes


  1. In a small bowl, blend together the chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, 1/4 tsp sea salt, and 1/4 tsp black pepper and set aside
  2. Chop tomatoes, red onion, and cilantro, and set aside for building your tacos.
  3. Prepare your avocado lime cream sauce. Add your avocados, Greek yogurt, milk, salt, pepper, and lime zest and juice to a blender. Blend until smooth. Set aside.
  4. Heat a large skillet to medium-high heat and add ground turkey to cook, stirring occasionally, until cooked through.
  5. Add your spice blend and 1/4 cup water to the pan. Continue stirring until the spice blend is well incorporated.
  6.  In a separate, small sauté pan, heat a 1/2 tsp olive oil over medium-high heat. Add 1 soft taco shell to the oil and cook until golden brown and slightly crisped. Flip and cook until the other side is golden brown.  Repeat with 8 taco shells and set aside.
  7. Add ground turkey, veggies to a shell. Drizzle avocado lime crema, and top with cilantro.