A lighter version of Mexican Chorizo made with ground turkey and a smoky spice blend, perfect for adding to eggs, tacos, and more!
Yield: 6 servings
4.77 from 13 votes

Easy Healthy Turkey Chorizo

Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 20 mins
Course: Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: Mexican
A lighter version of Mexican Chorizo made with ground turkey and a smoky spice blend, perfect for adding to eggs, tacos, and more!

Ingredients

  • olive oil spray
  • 1 pound 93% ground turkey
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons smoky paprika
  • 2 teaspoons ancho chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves

Instructions

  • Heat a large cast iron skillet over medium heat, spray with oil and cook the meat, breaking it up in small pieces.
  • Season with vinegar and spices and cook until browned and no longer pink in the middle, 10 minutes.
  • Serve with eggs, breakfast bowls, tacos, burritos and more!

Nutrition

Serving: 1/3 cup (generous), Calories: 116kcal, Carbohydrates: 2g, Protein: 15g, Fat: 5.5g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 53mg, Sodium: 253mg, Fiber: 0.5g
Blue Smart Points: 3
Green Smart Points: 3
Purple Smart Points: 3
Points +: 3