Low Carb Turkey Taco Stuffed Avocados

4 servings


25 minutes

total time


4 small avocados (yields 16 oz fruit)

1 small lime

Cooking spray

1/2 pound 93% lean ground turkey

1/4 small yellow onion

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

1/2 teaspoon cumin

1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

1/2 teaspoon chili powder

1/4 teaspoon dried oregano

1/4 cup canned tomato sauce

2 tablespoons water

1/2 cup part-skim shredded Mexican cheese

1/4 cup diced cherry tomatoes

Sour cream or Greek yogurt (optional for topping)


Halve and pit avocados. Using a spoon, scoop out a some of the avocado, to make a larger well.

Dice reserved avocado and set aside for later. Squeeze lime juice over all avocados to prevent browning.

Heat a medium skillet over high heat, spray with oil.

When hot, add the ground turkey, spices and onion and cook, breaking up the meat with a wooden spoon, 5 minutes.

Add tomato sauce, water and cook, stirring until cooked through, about 6 to 8 minutes. Remove from heat.

Fill each avocado half with turkey, then top with cheese, reserved avocado, tomato, and Greek yogurt or sour cream, if desired. Eat with a spoon!


Serving Size

2 halves


422 kcal

Total Fat

28 g

Saturated Fat

6 g

Unsaturated Fat


Trans Fat



90 mg


656 mg

Total Carbohydrate

16 g

Dietary Fiber

8 g

Total Sugars

1 g


28 g

4 servings


25 minutes

total time
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