Olé! It’s taco time and this turkey and black bean taco recipe delivers all the flavor you expect and its packed with protein and healthful goodness. And black beans are new “next big thing” and because of their health benefits, they are finding their way into countless recipes. Health benefits aside, these tacos are just plain good. The ingredients are simple, and you can whip them up in no time. This is your go to recipe when you want quick and tasty tacos.
1 pound ground turkey
1-15 ounce can black beans, drained (organic is bonus)
1 tablespoon dehydrated, minced onion
2 teaspoon chopped garlic (fresh or jar)
1 tablespoon Red Velvet Gourmet Spice Rub or ½ tablespoon Chili powder
1-8 ounce can tomato sauce
Dash of hot sauce (optional)
¼ cup water
8 warm corn tortillas
Add ground turkey, onion and garlic to a heated non-stick skillet and cook until done, chopping to separate meat into pieces. Drain oil from meat. Add drained black beans, chili powder, tomato sauce, optional hot sauce and water. Mix well and bring to a gentle boil. Turn down heat and simmer until liquid is absorbed, stirring frequently.
Serve in warmed tortillas (warmed in skillet or microwave tortilla warmer) with your favorite toppings like shredded cheese, sour cream, avocados, salsa, onion, tomatoes, and cilantro.