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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.

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