• Turkey Lentil Taco Salad #WeekdaySupper

    by Dorothy Reinhold on March 19, 2015


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    Is it too much to ask that weeknight dinners be relatively fast, healthy AND simple enough that they don’t further drain your brain after a long workday?

    Nope, not too much to ask! It’s quite do-able with a skillet meal and some dark leafy greens. Throw in some taco flavors and you have a winner that will appeal to the entire family.

    You really don’t need a recipe for this one, but I’ll share it with you anyway, in case you feel like following directions. What? You? Follow directions? I know, crazy, right?

    Healthy Turkey Lentil Taco Salad Recipe for Weekday Supper | ShockinglyDelicious.comAnd if you’re a rugged individualist, sub in your own ingredients, tweak as you like, and make it to suit your own family and what you need to use up from the fridge or pantry.

    Healthy Turkey Lentil Taco Salad Recipe for Weekday Supper | ShockinglyDelicious.comHealthy Turkey Lentil Taco Salad Recipe for Weekday Supper | ShockinglyDelicious.comHealthy Turkey Lentil Taco Salad Recipe for Weekday Supper | ShockinglyDelicious.comHealthy Turkey Lentil Taco Salad Recipe for Weekday Supper | ShockinglyDelicious.comJust don’t forget the greens. You always need greens.

    Turkey Lentil Taco Salad

    Prep Time: 5 minutes

    Cook Time: 20 minutes

    Total Time: 25 minutes

    Yield: 4 servings

    Lots of flavor in this easy, protein-packed salad. Serve over your favorite greens for a nutritious weeknight dinner.

    Ingredients

    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 1 onion, chopped
    • 1 pound turkey strips (or use ground turkey)
    • 1 (8-ounce) package McCormick Taco with Chipotle & Garlic Skillet Sauce
    • 1 1/4-1 1/2 cups (about 9 ounces) cooked lentils
    • Greens of your choice
    • Garnish: shredded cheese, chopped fresh cilantro, sliced olives (optional)

    Directions

    1. Heat oil in a 12-inch nonstick skillet. Add onion and sauté for 5-7 minutes, until tender. Add turkey and sauté, stirring frequently, until cooked through, about 5 minutes. Add skillet sauce and lentils, stir, cover and allow to simmer for about 5 minutes so flavors blend.
    2. Place greens in bowls or on plates, spoon turkey taco mixture over top and sprinkle with whatever taco garnishes you like.
    3. Serves 4-5.

    Notes

    Recipe source: Dorothy Reinhold | Shockingly Delicious

    http://www.shockinglydelicious.com/turkey-lentil-taco-salad/

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