Main Dish | May 4, 2018

Southwest Turkey Burrito

Sometimes it’s nice to have an easy, quick, foolproof meal to whip up.  This southwest turkey burrito is just that!  Simple ingredients that pack a big punch.


Southwest Turkey Burrito on long plate with pico de gallo and lime to the side

Simple Ingredients

For the Filling You’ll Need:

  • onion
  • garlic
  • ground turkey
  • a can of black beans
  • a can of corn
  • a can of rotel
  • and a few seasonings

close up shot of halved Southwest Turkey Burrito, with pico de gallo to the side

Perfect For Meal Prep

I don’t know about you – but I do so much better at lunch time if I have something prepped and ready to go.  Even if I’m out and about, if I know I have a yummy lunch waiting for me at home, I can resist the urge to get fast food.  This southwest turkey burrito recipe is the perfect meal prep meal!

Southwest Turkey Burrito filling in pan with wooden spoon

Feeding Yourself Well = Self Care

This year I have really tried to focus on feeding myself well at lunch time.  If I treat myself to a healthy and delicious lunch I feel much more satisfied and I never feel guilty for eating something junky.  Fast food = feeling sluggish + feeling guilty.

Southwest Turkey Burrito halves stacked on top of each other on plate

Lunch In Minutes

The other day I cooked up a big skillet of this southwest turkey burrito mix and I have enjoyed the heck out of it all week for lunch.  I use the La Tortilla Factory whole wheat high fiber tortillas and sprinkle a little cheese on top and this baby is golden.

Southwest Turkey Burrito halves stacked on top of each other on plate

Toppings FTW

Try topping with:

  • A dollop of greek yogurt
  • avocado
  • salsa

Southwest Turkey Burrito overhead shot, with pico de gallo to the side

Try A Southwest Turkey Burrito This week!

I hope you’ll feed yourself well this week and add my southwest turkey burrito to your menu.  This would make a dinner that the whole family would enjoy too!  Come back and leave me a comment and let me know what you think!

Southwest Turkey Burrito close up shot, with halved limes to the side

4 from 3 votes
Southwest Turkey Burrito
Southwest Turkey Burrito
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins

A delicious turkey burrito with a southwest kick.

Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: easy meal prep, turkey burrito
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 363 kcal
Author: Kadee
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 8.5 ounce corn drained
  • 1 15 ounce can black beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 15 ounce can diced tomatoes with green chills like rotel, drained
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 2 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground chipotle pepper
  • 8 whole wheat low carb flour tortillas
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  1. In a large skillet brown turkey along with onions and garlic.
  2. Add spices, corn, beans, and tomatoes.
  3. Simmer 5 minutes.
  4. Layer ground turkey mixture and cheese in tortilla. Roll up and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Southwest Turkey Burrito
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 363 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 46mg15%
Sodium 954mg41%
Potassium 608mg17%
Carbohydrates 44g15%
Fiber 9g38%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 26g52%
Vitamin A 965IU19%
Vitamin C 9.9mg12%
Calcium 241mg24%
Iron 4.3mg24%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


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