Turkey Taquitos With Cranberry Chipotle Salsa Recipe

Turkey taquitos with cranberry chipotle salsa are a fun and fresh take on Thanksgiving classics. Recipe developer Tess Le Moing says, "A specialty food store cranberry salsa inspired this recipe.

– 1 (6 ounce) Yukon Gold potato, peeled and diced (about 1 cup) – ½ cup milk – 1 cup canola oil for frying, plus 2 tablespoons for cooking – 8 ounces 90%-lean ground turkey – 1 cup shredded Mexican Blend cheese – 1 medium yellow onion, halved and finely diced (about 1 heaping cup) – 2 jalapeño chiles, stemmed, seeded, and minced (about ¼ cup) – 3 garlic cloves, minced – 2 tablespoons minced fresh rosemary or thyme – 1 teaspoon ground cumin – 1 teaspoon ground chili powder – 1 teaspoon kosher salt – ½ teaspoon ground black pepper – 12 (6-inch) corn tortilla – 1 (14 ounce) can whole berry cranberry sauce – ¼ small red onion, finely chopped – 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro



Potatoes and milk in a small saucepan. Let simmer for 10 minutes over medium-low heat until fork tender. 

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Break turkey up with a spoon until no longer pink, about 5 minutes. Set aside turkey colander. Onions should be lightly browned in 1 tablespoon oil in the empty skillet for 5 minutes. 

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Sauté 30 seconds until fragrant. Mix the onion mixture with mashed potatoes and ground turkey in a large bowl. Leave for 10 minutes to cool.

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Heat and soften in microwave for 1–2 minutes. Place three level tablespoons of filling across the bottom of each tortilla.

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Spread the taquitos seam-side down on a sheet pan and repeat with the remaining tortillas. Medium-heat 1 cup oil in a 12-inch nonstick skillet until shimmering. 

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Flip onto paper towel-lined baking sheet. Again with 6 taquitos. To make cranberry chipotle salsa, pulse remaining ingredients in a food processor in fine pieces. 

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To taste, add salt and lime juice. Add cranberry chipotle salsa, sour cream, or guacamole and serve warm.

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