turkey taco skillet

original:

Turkey Taco Skillet
From Woman’s Day | February 12, 2008  

Active Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 26 minutes
INGREDIENTS
1 lb ground turkey (97% lean)
1 pkg (1.25 oz) low-salt taco seasoning mix
2 cups water
1 jar (16 oz) thick & chunky salsa
1 can (11 oz) Mexican-style corn
2 cups instant brown rice
1 cup shredded Mexican or taco cheese blend
2 cups shredded lettuce
1 large tomato, chopped
1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream
Serve with: baked tortilla chips
PREPARATION
1. Cook turkey in a large nonstick skillet over high heat, stirring to break up meat, 5 minutes or until browned. Stir in seasoning mix, water, salsa and corn; bring to a boil. Stir in rice. Cover and remove from heat; let stand 12 to 15 minutes, until liquid is absorbed. Sprinkle with cheese; cover and let stand 1 to 2 minutes to melt cheese.
2. On plates, top rice mixture with lettuce, tomato and sour cream. Serve with tortilla chips.

Nutrition Facts
Yield 6 servings
points 8
Amount Per Serving
Calories 381
Total Fat 14g
Saturated Fat 6g
Cholesterol 71mg
Sodium 1255mg
Total Carbohydrates 40g
Dietary Fiber 3g
Protein 30g

my variation:

1 lb ground turkey
1 pkg (1.25 oz) taco seasoning mix
2+ cups water
16 oz mild salsa
1 can (11 oz) Mexican-style corn
2 cups uncooked brown rice
1 cup shredded Mexican or taco cheese blend
2 cups+ shredded lettuce
1 can whole tomatoes, halved, then quartered
1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream
Serve with: baked tortilla chips

cook turkey in a large nonstick skillet over high heat, stirring to break up meat,  until browned. stir in seasoning mix, water, the juice from the canned tomatoes, salsa and corn; bring to a boil. stir in rice. cover and simmer over med. heat, stirring occasionally, and adding water as needed.cook until most of the liquid is absorbed. sprinkle with cheese; stir until melted and mixed in.
on plates, spoon rice mixture on lettuce and  tomato. lightly sprinkle with cheese if desired,  add a few dollops of sour cream. serve with tortilla chips.

nutrition info will be updated later.

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