Leftover Turkey Tacos

By Roger Mooking on October 03, 2016

Turn your holiday leftovers into a culinary masterpiece! This delicious and quick recipe is the perfect next-day meal solution from last night’s turkey dinner. For best results, make salsa the day before so the flavors come together.

Angel Sweet Tomato Olive Salsa

2 mini cucumbers, julienned (keep aside)
3/4 C sliced Angel Sweet™ tomatoes, 1/4″ thick
3 large green olives, diced
1 Tbsp finely diced red onion
2 Tbsp diced Sweet Twister™ pepper
1 Tbsp loosely packed and thinly sliced fresh basil leaves
1 tsp chopped fresh thyme
1/8 tsp kosher salt
1/8 tsp ground black pepper
2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1/2 Tbsp white wine vinegar
1/2 lime, juiced

Taco Shell

2 C shredded leftover turkey meat, reheated
12 x 4″ tortillas
4 tsp mayonnaise
1/4 tsp chipotle in Adobo
Kosher salt to season


Combine and store all salsa ingredients except the cucumbers and set aside for 10 minutes.

In a separate bowl, combine mayonnaise and chipotle. Spread mayonnaise mix inside each tortilla.

Divide turkey meat among the tortillas, followed by julienned cucumber. Season cucumbers with a sprinkle of Kosher salt, top with salsa.

Serves 4.

By Roger Mooking| October 03, 2016

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