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Chef Lou’s Leftover Turkey & Pumpkin Tacos

Chef Lou’s Leftover Turkey & Pumpkin Tacos

by Morning News


Posted on November 24, 2012 at 10:29 AM



2 tablespoons Vegetable Oil
¼ Cup Bell Pepper, assorted colors, minced
¼ Cup minced Onion

1 tablespoon chopped garlic
1 teaspoon Oregano

1 teaspoon Cumin

1 teaspoon Chile powder

1 tablespoon Chopped Cilantro

1-1/2 cups Chopped Leftover Turkey (White & Dark Meat)

Salt & Pepper to taste

1/2 cup Leftover Pumpkin Pie (filling only, no crust) mixed w/ 1 tbs. sour cream
12 Tortillas, blanched in hot oil till limp


Shredded Lettuce, as needed

Your favorite Salsa, as needed


Combine peppers, onion and garlic in oil in a skillet over medium heat, stirring until onions are browning. Add oregano, Chile powder, and cumin. Stir in cilantro, turkey, salt and pepper; cook until mixture is blended well. Set aside and keep warm. Lay tortillas on flat surface. Spread 1 tablespoon pumpkin mix evenly on each tortilla. Spoon 2 tablespoons of turkey filling on each tortilla, then fold over. You can either pour salsa over taco or serve in a ramekin and dip the taco in it. Serve with shredded lettuce.