Awesome Ground Turkey Burritos


Awesome Ground Turkey Burritos

For a uniquely satisfy and healthy twist on a traditional burrito, use ground turkey instead of ground beef. This Mexican recipe has all the taste of a traditional burrito but without the fat and calories.


Optional additions:black beans, corn, more chiles, rice, whatever you like.

Cooking MethodMicrowave


  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 large green pepper, chopped
  • 2 serrano chiles, minced (optional)
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 can reduced fat refried beans
  • 1 can chiles
  • 3/4 cup picante sauce
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 dash cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup reduced fat Monterey jack cheese, shredded
  • 8 whole wheat tortillas


  1. Brown the turkey with onion, peppers and garlic. Drain excess fat.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients and simmer about 10 minutes. Let cool a bit so the mixture is a little firmer.
  3. Warm the tortillas in the microwave or individually in a frying pan to soften.
  4. Put a big spoonful of mixture in the center of each tortilla, top with some cheese, and wrap, folding the ends within.

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What size cans? Cans come in multiple sizes, and your recipe doesn't specify what size cans to use. Please HELP!!!


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