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Turkey Taco Rice

Taco rice made with ground turkey and cheese.



  1. Brown and crumble ground turkey in medium to large skillet until no pink is showing.
  2. Add taco seasoning; blend with meat.
  3. Continue cooking meat for an additional 3 minutes, stirring regularly.
  4. Add water and rice; cover and simmer until water has boiled away, approximately 15 minutes.
  5. Sprinkle shredded cheese evenly over top of rice mixture. Cover and remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes.
  6. Cut mixture into 8 servings. Enjoy!
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If this isn't spicy enough for you, you can put some chili powder in as well.
19 Feb 09 by member: canyonmn
This is quite tasty and easy to prepare. I added salsa to increase the flavor. Next time I might add peppers and onions.
28 Jan 15 by member: bjcphq49


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Nutrition summary:

There are 294 calories in 1 serving of Turkey Taco Rice.
Calorie break-down: 37% fat, 43% carbs, 20% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 106
Calories 294
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 11.73g 18%
  Saturated Fat 4.438g 22%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.061g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 0.072g  
Cholesterol 49mg 16%
Sodium 430mg 18%
Potassium 40mg  
Total Carbohydrate 30.36g 10%
  Dietary Fiber 0.4g 2%
  Sugars 0.79g  
Protein 14.22g  
Vitamin A 30% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 69% Iron 44%
of RDI*
(294 calories)
15% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (43%)
Fat (37%)
Protein (20%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories