Leftover Turkey Tacos

These leftover turkey tacos are spicy and delicious!

The recipe was actually created a few years ago by my husband when we had some leftover Thanksgiving turkey. He wanted me to take a crack at it for the blog this year, so I let him make the recipe and I photographed it. I'm always a little biased because I love when he cooks for me, but I think you'll really enjoy these tacos!

They're a little spicy because they have both adobo sauce and chipotle chilis in adobo. The creaminess of the cheese counterbalances it nicely though, so for those of you (like me) who are a bit of a wuss when it comes to spicy food, don't worry - these won't be too much for you!

Leftover Turkey Tacos from This Healthy Table

They're obviously great with leftover Thanksgiving turkey, but you could shred some chicken breasts and use those as well, or just pick up some precooked turkey at Trader Joe's! 

I'm going to keep this post short and sweet because we're in Minnesota visiting Joseph's parents and we've got lots going on today - I have a larger than usual Christmas shopping list this year and I'm trying to take advantage of some Black Friday sales. 

Leftover Turkey Tacos from This Healthy Table

I hope you enjoy this leftover turkey tacos recipe! 

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Leftover Turkey Tacos
These leftover turkey tacos are spicy and delicious!
Ingredients
  • 1 pounds cooked turkey meat, shredded
  • 12 ounces beer*
  • 2 tablespoons adobo sauce
  • 2 chipotles in adobo, diced
  • 2 cups salsa**
  • 1/2 small red onion, finely diced
  • 4 ounces queso fresco, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 10 6-inch flour tortillas
Instructions
1. Combine the turkey, beer, adobo, chipotles, and salsa in a slow cooker. Cook on low for 2 hours. (note: this can also be made on the stove, simmer in a large pot over low heat for 1 hour)2. Divide the turkey between the tortillas and top with the onion, cheese, and cilantro. Serve and enjoy!3. Will keep in the refrigerator for two days.
Details
Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Yield: 10 tacos

Nutrition Information per taco

208 calories | 6 grams fat | 1 grams sugar | 18 grams protein |

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