Chipotle Taco or Burrito Filling

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If you like Mexican food, you'll love this!

This fabulous taco or burrito filling will satisfy any craving for Mexican food. It’s filling, but not overly so, and the chipotle spice is completely customizable to your tastes.

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Chipotle Taco or Burrito Filling

Satisfy your Mexican food craving with this quick and easy slimmed down version.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Yield 10 people
Serving Size 0.75 cup and 1 tortilla
Course Dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Author SkinnyMs.



  • 1 1/2 pounds turkey breast ground
  • 1 onion medium, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 cup corn frozen, organic
  • 15 ounces canned black beans no sugar added, drained and rinsed
  • 7 ounces canned chipotle peppers in adobe sauce
  • 10 corn tortillas or whole wheat

Optional Garnishes

  • cilantro freshly chopped
  • Greek yogurt fat-free, plain
  • salsa no sugar added, low sodium


  • Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic; heat until garlic is fragrant about 4 minutes.
  • Add turkey and brown; crumbling with a wooden spoon for about ten minutes.
  • Stir in the rest of the ingredients (from corn to salt and pepper)  and simmer 10 minutes.
  • Warm tortillas on stove or in microwave if you like (not necessary) 
  • Spoon 3/4 cup turkey mixture into each tortilla and garnish with a dollop of fat-free Greek yogurt and freshly chopped cilantro. There is SO much flavor in this dish, there is no need for cheese!


The can of chipotle chiles easily will make a second batch of this recipe. Save the extra few chiles for next time. Also, you can add a spoon of the adobo sauce from the can to the turkey mix. The chiles are an excellent substitute for any taco seasoning packet.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 0.75cup and 1 tortilla | Calories: 309kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 282mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 3g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 2
Keywords Diabetic-Friendly, Kid-Friendly, Quick and Easy

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  1. Your Nutritional Info box lists 1/4 C as the serving size, but you have 3/4C listed in the directions.. Are the nutrition numbers for 1/4C or 3/4C? Thanks.

  2. I just made and did not fully eat because it is going to be my lunch for the week at work but I did dabble a bit for taste testing purposes lol. It was tasty and full of flavor. I did use two chipotle and could not find the paste but used some left over int he can. I also added some spanish pimenton and cumin for added flavor because I used a very lean ground turkey. I accidentally used creamed corn instead of a small can of golden corn lol. Either way I love this because I try to watch what I eat throughout the week and this is perfect with some corn tortillas. Will make again, hopefully my boyfriend will love too.

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