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Turkey Tacos with Tomatillos, Radish and Avocado


Atkins Turkey Tacos with Tomatillos, Radish and Avocado
10.9g
Net Carbs
Prep Time: Minutes
Style:Mexican
Cook Time: 45 Minutes
Phase: Phase 1

43.8g

Protein

51.3g

Fat

10.3g

Fiber

704.4kcal

Calories

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INGREDIENTS

  • 4 oz Tomatillos
  • 1 pepper Jalapeno Peppers
  • 1/2 oz Cilantro (Coriander)
  • 1 lime yields Lime Juice
  • 6 oz Red Cabbage
  • 16 oz Ground Turkey
  • 2 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1 each California Avocados
  • 2 large (1" to 1-1/4" dia) Radishes
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper
  • 2 2/3 tablespoon Olive Oil

DIRECTIONS

  1. Dice the tomatillos into ¼-inch dices; set aside.  Remove the stem, pith and seeds from the jalapeño pepper and discard. Dice pepper into ¼-inch dices; set aside.
  2. Remove the stems from the cilantro leaves and discard stems. Rough chop leaves and place HALF into a medium bowl. Reserve the remaining cilantro for step 4.  Cut the lime into 4 wedges - squeeze two wedges of juice into the medium and whisk in 2 tablespoons of olive oil.  Add the red cabbage and mix to combine.
  3. Pat dry ground turkey with paper towels; set aside.  Heat a large non-stick sauté pan with 1 tablespoon of olive oil.  When the oil is hot, add the turkey and only HALF of the chili powder and ¼ teaspoon of salt.  Cook for 10 to 12 minutes until cooked through. Squeeze 1 lime wedge over the turkey and mix to combine. (USDA recommends cooking poultry to a minimum of 165°F)
  4. While the ground turkey is cooking, add 2 teaspoons of olive oil in a medium-non stick sauté pan over medium-high heat.  When the oil is hot, add the tomatillos, jalapeños, the remaining chili powder, and season with a pinch of salt and pepper.  Cook 7 to 8 minutes while stirring occasionally until thickened.  Squeeze the remaining lime wedge over the salsa and sprinkle with the remaining cilantro . Stir to combine and remove from heat.
  5. While the salsa is cooking, cut the avocado in half around the pit, remove and discard pit. With a knife, score the avocado flesh without piercing the skin. Using a spoon, scoop out the flesh into a small bowl.  Slice the radish into ¼-inch rounds and set aside.
  6. Divide the cabbage slaw onto two plates, top with ground turkey, radishes, avocado and tomatillo salsa.  Enjoy!

How to Calculate Atkins Net Carbs

Atkins Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols/Glycerin (if applicable)

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