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Slow Cooker Turkey Tacos (Ground Turkey)

Slow cooker turkey tacos made with ground turkey are a must-try dish. Delicious, tender, and juicy ground turkey slow cooked together with all the traditional, mouthwatering flavors of yummy tacos. The perfect healthy treat!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 5 mins
Course: Brunch, dinner, lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: crockpot ground turkey tacos, ground turkey taco meat, slow cooker turkey tacos
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 164kcal



  • 2 lbs lean ground turkey
  • 1 cup salsa
  • cup taco seasoning recipe below
  • cup tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt


  • add raw ground turkey to slow cooker and use a spoon to break it up
    2 lbs lean ground turkey
  • add remaining ingredients to slow cooker
    1 cup salsa, ⅓ cup taco seasoning, ⅓ cup tomato paste, 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • stir to combine
  • cover and cook on low for 4-6 hours
  • enjoy


This is a great recipe to double or even triple.  Leftovers freeze really well and reheat easily for future grab-and-go meals!  
If you prefer spicy tacos, add a 7oz can of hot diced chili peppers along with other ingredients before cooking  
Homemade taco seasoning:
  • 4 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1.5 tablespoon cumin
  • 1.5 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried cilantro
Add all ingredients and stir.  Store in a cool, dry, air-tight container. 


Calories: 164kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 1443mg | Potassium: 529mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1276IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 2mg