How To Cook Ground Turkey (And Make It Taste Delicious)

A white bowl filled with seasoned ground turkey.

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This mouth-watering flavor packed ground turkey recipe is sure to make your taste buds sing. It combines a tantalizing blend of spices with the juiciest ground turkey you'll ever make to create a dish that's to die for. And what's even better is that you can also make some incredible ground turkey tacos from this recipe too! Not to mention the whole process of putting it together couldn't be simpler. In fact, in you can have it ready and on the table in under 15 minutes.


1lb. ground turkey

1/2 tbsp garlic powder

1/2 tbsp cumin powder

1/2 tbsp chili powder

1/2 tbsp dried oregano

1 tsp paprika powder

Salt and pepper, to taste

2 tbsp water or enchilada sauce

For the tacos - if making them:

Taco shells or tortillas

Mixed greens salad

Sliced or chopped

Chopped cilantro

Lime wedges


  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Coat the skillet with cooking spray.
  3. Add the ground turkey and cook, stirring and breaking lumps, until it gets some color.
  4. Add all of the spices and water or enchilada sauce.
  5. Cook and crumble the turkey for another few minutes or until it is cooked through.
  6. Serve the turkey in tacos with your favorite toppings.


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