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Best Mexican Food In San Diego: Turkey and Yam Spicy Tacos

Yammy Yammy!!!! We will be serving Taco Tuesday Nov 23rd


Turkey and Yam Spicy Tacos

Ingredients for best mexican food in San Diego:

  • 1 yam, peeled and diced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3/4 pound turkey
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 4 jalapeno peppers, seeded and minced
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup tomatillo salsa
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 16 warm flour tortillas


  1. Put the diced yam in a microwave-safe bowl; cook in the microwave until cooked through and fork-tender, stirring once, 5 to 7 minutes.
  2. Coat the bottom of a large skillet with olive oil and place over medium heat; cook and stir the onion, garlic, and jalapeno pepper. Continue cooking until the onions begin to caramelize, 7 to 10 minutes. Add cooked Turkey to heat and season with the chili powder, cumin, , and salt. Pour the salsa over everything; fold the sweet potatoes into the mixture. Allow the mixture to cook until the excess moisture evaporates. Garnish with the cilantro. Serve with the warm tortillas.

It’s that time again! Ernesto’s Stuffing….yum!


(Portions are on a restaurant size scale)

Ingredients for the best mexican food in San Diego:

10 Lb Uncle Ben’s Stuffing Mix

1 Lb Butter

3/4 Lb Diced onion

1/2 Lb Diced celery

3/4 Lb Diced Pineapple

½ Lb Raisins

2 Lb Pecans


  • Melt the butter and add onions & celery
  • When they are soft add the rest of the ingredients
  • Add water ( per instructions on Uncle Ben’s box) and cook until it is boiling then add stuffing and mix for another 5 minutes