Turkey Taco Stuffed Avocados with Salsa and Sour Cream

Turkey Taco Stuffed Avocados

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Making these Healthy Turkey Taco Stuffed Avocados (avo-tacos, if you will), couldn’t be easier. With only a few simple ingredients and spices (most of them you probably already have in your cabinet) this delicious, low carb meal will on the table in a matter of minutes.

Two stuffed avocados on a plate with lettuce, salsa, shredded cheese, sour cream, a fork, and a bright blue napkin.
Quick, low-carb, and delicious stuffed avocados will be on your table in the blink of an eye.



When you’re craving Tex-Mex food but without all those nasty carbs, then these stuffed avocados are just what you’re looking for.

They’re filling, are loaded with healthy brain feeding fat from the avocados, and they’re packed with all the delicious Tex-Mex flavors you love in a hearty Mexican inspired dish.

**Please Note – The printable recipe card with detailed instructions, complete ingredient measurements, and nutritional information for making stuffed avocados with turkey taco meat is available at the end of this post. 

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The ingredient for making turkey taco stuffed avocados;

  • Ground Turkey
  • Avocado Oil
  • Avocados
  • Refried Beans
  • Onion
  • Fresh Lime Juice
  • Smoked Cumin
  • Smoked Paprika
  • Ground Coriander
  • Garlic Powder
  • Chili Powder
  • Onion Powder
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Cheddar Cheese (optional)
  • Sour Cream or Greek yogurt (optional)
  • Cilantro (optional)

Why this stuffed avocado recipe works;

If you love stuffing avocados in your tacos, why not switch things up a bit by stuffing your avocados with taco ingredients? I can guarantee you’ll be hooked after your very first bite!

These turkey taco stuffed avocados can be served for lunch or as a light dinner along with a crisp green salad.

With only a light squeeze of lime or lemon juice to keep the flavors bright and the avocado from turning brown, this is a wonderfully low-calorie dish the whole family can enjoy!


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Turkey Taco Stuffed Avocados are a delicious heart-healthy lunch or dinner option.

Additional serving suggestions;

If, by chance, you don’t think these turkey taco stuffed avocados are your style because you’d be missing the crunch from a traditional taco shell, then why not crunch a few chips over the top to garnish?

This way you still have the crunch you desire, but you’ll also be cutting back on a few of the carbs as well.

Also, why not add some beans for extra fiber and protein? Kidney beans, black beans, or even garbanzo beans would be a great choice!


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What are the health benefits of avocados?

  1. Avocados contain more potassium than bananas.
  2. One whole avocado is packed full of monounsaturated healthy fats. Healthy fats are good for your heart health.
  3. Avocados are loaded with fiber! Fiber is an important key to weight loss and metabolic health.
  4. They’re packed with powerful antioxidants which can protect eye health.
  5. Avocados may help relieve symptoms of arthritis.
  6. Avocados taste great!

For additional information regarding avocados and their health benefits, check out this article from Healthline.

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Two turkey taco stuffed avocado halves on a white plate with lettuce and salsa.


Can these stuffed avocados be made in advance and frozen?

You can surely make the filling in advance, and freeze that if needed. But the avocado halves need to be fresh, not frozen.

Can I substitute ground beef for the ground turkey?

Sure, but be aware that the calorie count and nutrition information (provided in the recipe card) will no longer remain the same.


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Below is the printable recipe card for today’s Ground Turkey Taco Stuffed Avocados

If you’ve enjoyed this recipe and look forward to making it (or have already made it), I’d appreciate if you’d take a moment to give it some feedback by way of stars near the comment section at the end of this post. Thank you so much!


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Turkey Taco Stuffed Avocados with Salsa and Sour Cream
Healthy Turkey Taco Stuffed Avocados
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
25 mins

When you're craving Tex-Mex food but without all those nasty carbs, then these Turkey Taco Stuffed Avocados are just what you're looking for.

Course: healthy main course, low carb recipe
Cuisine: Tex-Mex
Keyword: stuffed avocados, turkey taco stuffed avocados
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 437 kcal
Renee - Kudos Kitchen: Renée
  • 2 ripe avocados halved and pit removed
  • 1 lime juiced
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ cup refried beans
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese optional
  • salsa for garnish optional
  • sour cream for garnish optional
  • chopped fresh cilantro for garnish optional
  1. In a large skillet, over medium/high heat, brown the ground turkey and onion until the turkey is no longer pink.
  2. Stir in the cumin, garlic powder, chili powder, coriander, smoked paprika, onion powder, salt, and pepper.

  3. Add the refried beans and mix well.
  4. Top each avocado slice with a squeeze of lime juice.
  5. Spoon the ground turkey mixture evenly into each halved avocado.
  6. Top with shredded cheese, sour cream, cilantro, and salsa, if desired.
  7. Serve and enjoy!
Recipe Notes

Tools and equipment:

cutting board, chef's knife, large skillet, wooden spoon, measuring spoons, box grater (optional)

Nutrition Facts
Healthy Turkey Taco Stuffed Avocados
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 437 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Fat 26g40%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 92mg31%
Sodium 1008mg44%
Potassium 910mg26%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 9g38%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 37g74%
Vitamin A 950IU19%
Vitamin C 14.9mg18%
Calcium 239mg24%
Iron 2.6mg14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

I sincerely hope you’ve enjoyed today’s turkey taco stuffed avocado recipe as much as I’ve enjoyed bringing it to you!


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  1. I love everything about this recipe! Adding this to my monthly rotation!

  2. My vote is Avotacos!! This looks delicious!

  3. We are addicted to avocados around my house. My family will love this dish!

  4. These look fantastic! I would like to have these stuffed avocados for breakfast tomorrow!

  5. Now this is how you stuff an avocado! 🙂 Looks amazing!

  6. Holy Cow! This is a great way to change up my lunch routine!

  7. I love this! I love tacos and I love avocados so I know I will love this!

  8. 5 stars
    Yum! This was such a fun way to serve tacos to my kids. Thanks!

  9. 5 stars
    I’m obsessed with avocados. This was a great recipe the whole family loved it.

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