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Two turkey taco bowls in glass storage containers for meal prep served with a side of dressing.
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Turkey Taco Meal Prep Bowl

This turkey taco meal prep bowl combines flavorful ground turkey with lettuce, beans, corn and cilantro lime rice all topped with a creamy southwest dressing. Perfect for meal prep!
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Course: Lunch/Dinner
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: turkey taco meal prep bowl
Servings: 4



Ground Turkey Taco Meat

  • ½ Tablespoon olive oil or avocado oil
  • 1 yellow onion diced
  • 2 cloves of garlic minced
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1 Tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 8 ounces tomato sauce
  • ¼ cup water

Creamy Southwest Dressing

  • 4 ounces plain Greek yogurt full fat or 2%
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • teaspoon cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • ¼ cup fresh salsa
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh cilantro chopped


  • Ground turkey taco meat
  • 1 batch cilantro lime cauliflower rice
  • 1 large head romaine lettuce washed, rinsed, dried and chopped
  • 1 15 oz can black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup sweet corn drained
  • 1 cup grape or cherry tomatoes chopped
  • ½ cup shredded Mexican cheese
  • 1 avocado sliced
  • chopped cilantro for garnish
  • fresh salsa to taste
  • Southwest dressing


  • Make dressing by adding all ingredients into a blender and blend until fully combined and smooth. You can also use an immersion blender for this. Set aside.
    Dressing for the turkey taco bowl blended together in a blender.
  • Add oil to a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and sauté for 3-5 minutes.
    Onions and garlic being sautéed in a skillet.
  • Add ground turkey and cook until brown, about 5-7 minutes. Use a wooden spoon to break up the meat while cooking. Add the chili powder, cumin, paprika, salt and pepper. Cook for an additional 1-2 minutes.
    Spices added to the ground turkey mixture in skillet before mixed together.
  • Pour in the water and tomato sauce and stir to combine. Let the mixture simmer for 5-7 minutes, or until the liquid has been absorbed.
    Ground turkey taco mixture simmering in skillet.
  • To make bowls, add a base of cauliflower rice and top with romaine lettuce and ¼ of ground turkey. Then top with black beans, corn, tomatoes, mexican cheese, avocado, cilantro and salsa. Drizzle southwest dressing over bowl and serve.
  • To meal prep: In a glass container add a row of cauliflower rice, corn, beans, turkey, romaine lettuce and tomatoes. Add cheese and cilantro on top and serve with dressing on the side. When ready to enjoy, drizzle dressing on top, add avocado and enjoy!


Serving: 1 bowl | Calories: 609kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 42g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 88mg | Sodium: 1696mg | Potassium: 1363mg | Fiber: 19g | Sugar: 13g