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  • Servings: 4
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  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup prechopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon bottled minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons minced seeded jalapeño pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground chipotle chile powder
  • 1 pound ground turkey breast
  • 1 1/2 cups bottled mild salsa
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 4 (2 1/2-ounce) kaiser rolls, cut in half horizontally


  • Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add onion, garlic, and jalapeño; sauté 2 minutes or until soft.
  • Add sugar and next 5 ingredients (through turkey); cook 5 minutes or until turkey is browned, stirring to crumble.
  • Stir in salsa; cook 4 minutes or until slightly thick.
  • Stir in cilantro.
  • Spread about 3/4 cup turkey mixture on bottom half of each roll; cover with top half of each roll.


Make a quick black bean and corn salad to serve with the sandwiches. The turkey can also be served over rice or as a taco or enchilada filling.

Contributor: Cooking Light, DECEMBER 2005

Categories: Main Dish  Poultry  Sandwich  Stove 

Author Credit: Cooking Light,

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