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Chunky Santa Fe Turkey Tacos

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Spice up weeknight dinner with the savory flavors of Santa Fe Tex-Mex. This Chunky Santa Fe Turkey Tacos recipe takes just 30 minutes to make and features an irresistible combination of sautéed peppers and lean turkey.

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1 (17.6-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Extra Lean Turkey Breast Cutlets
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 diced yellow or green pepper
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon minced garlic
2 tablespoons finely chopped jalapeno
¼ cup picante sauce
1 large tomato, diced
¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
16 soft flour tortillas
2 cups crumbled queso fresco cheese or shredded Mexican cheese


  1. Cut turkey into ½-inch thick strips; toss with chili powder.

  2. Heat vegetable oil in skillet over medium-high heat. Add turkey, yellow pepper, cumin, garlic and jalapeno.

  3. Spray skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat skillet over medium-high heat. Place turkey breast cutlets in hot skillet. Cook, turning occasionally, 11 to 13 minutes. Always cook to well-done, 165°F. as measured by a meat thermometer.

  4. Add picante sauce. Cook, 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in tomato and cilantro.

  5. Cook 1 to 2 minutes or until hot. Spoon mixture into tortillas; sprinkle with cheese.