Turkey Tacos

Turkey Tacos at The Happy Housewife

Many people have asked about the turkey tacos which are on my 30 Days of Meals plan. Turkey tacos are very simple and cheaper than tacos made with ground beef.

Turkey Tacos


  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey jack cheese
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • taco seasoning (make your own with this recipe)
  • chopped lettuce
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • tortillas (make your own with this easy and yummy recipe)


  1. Brown the turkey, then add the seasoning and cook for about 20 minutes.
  2. Serve with all the fixin's.


  • ground turkey $1.19
  • Monterey jack cheese $1.00 ( I purchase in bulk from Costco)
  • sour cream $0.30
  • taco seasoning $0.50 to free (there are always coupons on the taco shell box)
  • chopped lettuce $0.25
  • salsa $0.75 (you can find this much cheaper by purchasing in bulk)
  • tortillas $1.00

Total cost: $4.99


  1. These sound really yummy- and very frugal. I’m definitely going to give them a try. Thanks!

  2. We love Mexican food. It is right up there close to chocolate. 😀 My daughter could eat it every day. Thanks for sharing!

  3. Jennifer H says:

    Looks awesome! Where can I find ground turkey for 1.19 a lb? Can’t wait to try it – my kids will love it.

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