turkey taco bowls

5 from 1 vote
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 6


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 yellow onion diced
  • 2 tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 1 can diced tomatoes with green chiles
  • 1 can black beans
  • 1 cup corn kernels


  • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat, add 1 tablespoon olive oil and swirl to coat the bottom of the pan. Add 1 pound ground turkey and cook, breaking it up into small pieces with the back of a spoon.
  • Add 1 yellow diced onion to the skillet with the turkey and continue cooking until the onions are soft.
  • Stir in 2 tablespoon taco seasoning, and cook for an additional 1-2 minutes.
  • Add 15 ounce can black or pinto beans to the skillet with 10 ounce can diced tomatoes + green chiles (with juices) and 1 cup fresh or frozen corn. Stir the ingredients in the skillet to combine, then heat through over medium-high heat.
  • Serve turkey taco mixture over Cilantro Lime Rice, topped with Pickled Onions. Alternatively, serve as taco filling in tortillas.


  • Serve this over Cilantro Lime Rice with fresh pineapple or mango or chips and guac on the side.


  • Protein: Swap ground turkey for ground beef or chicken.
  • Vegetarian: A great plant based protein swap is the Beyond Beef Ground/Crumbles.
  • Cilantro: Swap the cilantro for ½ bunch of green onions.


  • Turkey Taco Mixture can be prepped fully in advance and reheated in a skillet before serving. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.


Calories: 199kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 170mg | Potassium: 563mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 192IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 2mg