Quick One-Skillet Taco Turkey and Rice

5 from 2 votes

Take your Mexican night up a notch!

In a world of processed, pre-made meals that you can grab off the supermarket shelf and have ready in ten minutes, it’s easy to forget you can make a dinner with fresh, healthy ingredients in the same amount of time! For our Quick One-Skillet Taco Turkey and rice, all you need is one dish and six ingredients to make a delicious and low-fat dinner. Take your Mexican night up a notch!

No need for taco shells or carb-loaded wraps when you can get the same flavor and fewer calories in a rice bowl. Skip the microwave dinners and put this nutritious meal together in no time.

5 from 2 votes

Quick One-Skillet Taco Turkey and Rice

This delicious taco bowl is a quick and easy dish full of fresh ingredients.
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Yield 8 people
Serving Size 1 cup
Course Dinner
Cuisine Tex-Mex
Author SkinnyMs.


  • 1 pound lean ground turkey 93% lean
  • 15 ounces black beans can, drained
  • 2 cups salsa no sugar added
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
  • 2 cups long-grain brown rice cooked (cook according to package)
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese low-fat, shredded


  • In a large nonstick skillet, cook ground turkey until cooked through, breaking up the meat as it cooks. Drain off any excess fat.
  • Add beans, salsa, spices, and cooked rice. Allow to simmer until the mixture is hot and thickens slightly. Add cheese and allow to melt. Serve.
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition Information

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 238kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 49mg | Sodium: 627mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 3g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 7
Keywords Kid-Friendly

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