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Cooking with Kids- Tasty Turkey Taquitos

Tasty Turkey Taquitos


(serves 4-6)


1 tablespoon vegetable oil

1 onion, finely chopped

1 clove garlic, minced

¾ pound ground turkey

1 cup salsa, plus more for dipping

2 tspns chili powder

½ tspn salt

¼ tspn black pepper

10 whole wheat flour tortillas

shredded cheddar or monteray jack cheese

sour cream, optional


Heat oven to 400 degrees.  Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat.  Add onion and garlic and cook 3 minutes.  Add turkey, break up with wooden spoon, cook 3 minutes.  Stir in ½ cup salsa, chili powder and salt and pepper.  Cook on low, stirring, for 10 minutes.

Place tortillas on place and cover with damp paper towels.  Microwave 45 seconds till pliable.  Top each with ¼ cup meat mixture spreading to an inch from the edge. Sprinkle evenly.  Roll up and place on foil lined baking sheet, seam side down.  Brush taquitos with vegetable oil.  Bake until heated through and lightly browned, 8-12 minutes.  Serve with salsa & sour cream (optional).


Cook, Eat and Play with Love,

Chef Toni

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