Turkey Taco Salad

Turkey Taco Salad
  • 12 oz ground turkey
  • ½ onion
  • 1 zucchini
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 10 grape tomatoes
  • 8 oz romaine lettuce
  • 1 jalapeno
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 bunch cilantro
  • ½ cup monterrey jack cheese
  • 1 bag guacamole bites
  • 2 T olive oil
  1. Dice the red pepper, onion, and zucchini.
  2. Halve the tomatoes.
  3. Chop the jalapeno and cilantro.
  4. Cut the lemon into wedges.
  5. Tear the lettuce into bite size pieces.
  6. Heat 1 T of olive oil. When hot, add the onion and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  7. Add the red bell pepper, jalapeno, and zucchini. Cook 2-3 minutes. Transfer to a plate.
  8. Add 1 T of olive oil in the same pan and cook the turkey for 4-5 minutes breaking the turkey up.
  9. In a bowl, toss the lettuce with the tomatoes and ½ of the guacamole bites.
  10. Divide between 2 serving plates and top with the turkey, vegetables, cheese, and a generous handful of guacamole bites.
  11. Sprinkle the cilantro and serve the lemon wedges on the side.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 665 Fat: 40g Carbohydrates: 28g Protein: 49g



  1. I love every single one of those ingredients so I’m sure I’d love this dish.

  2. Looks delicious!

  3. Looks delicious!

  4. a great new way to make a taco salad

  5. This looks so good; I make a version very like it with beef, but I like your idea of cutting back on calories and using turkey.

  6. I need to get some guacamole bites! I love making taco salad and usually just use tortillas but those sound yummy!

  7. Blessie Nelson :

    Never thought of tuna in taco! I have to try this twist!

  8. This looks delicious, my daughter and I love recipes using ground turkey.

  9. The recipe looks and sounds delicious! Thank goodness for whatever reason the price for turkey in the store has pretty much stayed or at least leveled themselves out! I cannot say the same for ground chuck, etc. ~ their prices continue to travel with us.

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