AuthorJeanne PetrucciDifficultyBeginner
Yields1 Serving
Prep Time10 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time20 mins
 2 pounds ground turkey, crumbled
 4 tablespoons olive oil
 2 red onions, diced
 2 tablespoons tomato paste
 3 bell peppers, diced
 5 garlic cloves, minced
 2 teaspoons chili powder
 2 teaspoons oregano
 1 teaspoon salt
 ½ teaspoon black pepper
 1 teaspoon paprika
 1 teaspoon cumin
 ½ teaspoon cayenne,[optional]
 salt and pepper to taste
 2 heads romaine lettuce, leaves separated and rinsed]
 1 cup guacamole
 2 cups salsa
 Cilantro, garnish
PREP:
1

Dice peppers and onion.

2

Mince or press garlic.

MAKE: Stovetop
3

Heat oil in large sauté pan. Add turkey and brown, stirring often.

4

Remove turkey from pan and add onion and garlic. Sauté until fragrant. Stir in tomato paste.

5

Add peppers and spices. Sauté and additional 2 minutes.

6

Return turkey to pan and stir to combine.

7

Simmer covered for 10 minutes. If mixture is thick, you can add some water - a few tablespoons at a time - as you go.

8

Remove from heat and let stand for 10 minutes.

9

Place turkey in romaine "taco" boats and top with guacamole, salsa, and cilantro.

MAKE: Instant Pot
10

Add oil to pot. Set to sauté.

11

Add onion and garlic. Sauté until fragrant. Stir in tomato paste and spices.

12

Add turkey and peppers. Stir to combine.

13

Put lid on and cook on high for 10 minutes.

14

Release pressure when done, stir, and let stand for 10 minutes.

15

Place turkey in romaine "taco" boats and top with guacamole, salsa, and cilantro.

Ingredients

 2 pounds ground turkey, crumbled
 4 tablespoons olive oil
 2 red onions, diced
 2 tablespoons tomato paste
 3 bell peppers, diced
 5 garlic cloves, minced
 2 teaspoons chili powder
 2 teaspoons oregano
 1 teaspoon salt
 ½ teaspoon black pepper
 1 teaspoon paprika
 1 teaspoon cumin
 ½ teaspoon cayenne,[optional]
 salt and pepper to taste
 2 heads romaine lettuce, leaves separated and rinsed]
 1 cup guacamole
 2 cups salsa
 Cilantro, garnish

Directions

PREP:
1

Dice peppers and onion.

2

Mince or press garlic.

MAKE: Stovetop
3

Heat oil in large sauté pan. Add turkey and brown, stirring often.

4

Remove turkey from pan and add onion and garlic. Sauté until fragrant. Stir in tomato paste.

5

Add peppers and spices. Sauté and additional 2 minutes.

6

Return turkey to pan and stir to combine.

7

Simmer covered for 10 minutes. If mixture is thick, you can add some water - a few tablespoons at a time - as you go.

8

Remove from heat and let stand for 10 minutes.

9

Place turkey in romaine "taco" boats and top with guacamole, salsa, and cilantro.

MAKE: Instant Pot
10

Add oil to pot. Set to sauté.

11

Add onion and garlic. Sauté until fragrant. Stir in tomato paste and spices.

12

Add turkey and peppers. Stir to combine.

13

Put lid on and cook on high for 10 minutes.

14

Release pressure when done, stir, and let stand for 10 minutes.

15

Place turkey in romaine "taco" boats and top with guacamole, salsa, and cilantro.

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