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The Best Greek Turkey Taco Recipe combines Greek spiced ground turkey with an easy cucumber tomato salsa and feta cheese in warm pita bread for a delicious, quick and healthy dinner, made in just 29 minutes!

Greek turkey taco recipe with fresh tomato cucumber salsa, feta cheese, mint and lemon wedges

When it comes to tacos, I’ve yet to meet one that I don’t like!

Whether it’s Tacos Al Pastor, Beef Barbacoa Tacos, Korean BBQ Chicken Tacos or Chipotle Honey Pulled Pork Tacos, they all make my mouth water, stomach growl and heart pitter patter from the happiness that tacos bring into my life!

Greek turkey taco recipe with fresh tomato cucumber salsa, feta cheese and mint on pita bread

For Taco Tuesday this week, I decided to mix it up with a Greek Taco recipe!

Greek turkey taco recipe with fresh mint, lemons, feta cheese and cucumber salsa

Warm pita bread, wrapped around Greek spiced ground turkey, tomato cucumber salsa and feta cheese, a combination of flavors that will make you want to put a Greek spin on every Taco Tuesday!

Greek turkey taco ingredients

Greek Turkey Taco Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil (divided)
  • 1 cup diced red onion (divided)
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1 tbsp + 1 tsp Litehouse Instantly Fresh Oregano (divided)
  • 1 ½ tsp black pepper (divided)
  • 1 tsp kosher salt (divided)
  • ½ cup sun dried tomatoes
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes (quartered)
  • 1 cup cucumber (diced)
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 6 pita breads
  • ½ cup feta cheese crumbles
  • 1 tbsp fresh mint (chopped)
  • 1 lemon (sliced into 6 wedges)

Greek Turkey Taco Recipe Instructions

Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Once the skillet is hot, add 1 tbsp olive oil.

Saute ½ cup of onions in the olive oil for 4-5 minutes, add the garlic, saute 1 minute, then add the turkey.

Cook through, drain any grease, then add 1 tbsp oregano, 1 tsp black pepper, ½ tsp kosher salt and sun dried tomatoes. Simmer on low for 5 minutes.

 Greek spiced ground turkey with sun dried tomatoes in skillet

In the meantime, combine the remaining ½ cup of onions with the cherry tomatoes and cucumber.

Cucumber Tomato Onion Salsa in large mixing bowl

In a small bowl whisk the remaining 1 tbsp olive oil with the red wine vinegar, lemon juice and remaining 1 tsp oregano, ½ tsp black pepper and ½ tsp kosher salt.

cucumber tomato salad dressing in small mixing bowl with whisk

Pour this mixture over the tomato cucumber salsa and toss to combine.

 Cucumber Tomato Salsa in large mixing bowl

Warm the pita bread in a dry skillet over medium heat for 30-60 seconds on each side.

Add the cooked ground turkey to the pita bread, top with the cucumber tomato salsa, feta cheese and fresh mint.  Serve with lemon wedges on the side for squeezing over the tacos.

Greek Turkey Tacos with cucumber salsa, feta cheese and mint

Easy as that, a delicious dinner is ready in only 29 minutes!

Greek turkey tacos with cucumber tomato salsa and feta cheese

Looking for more easy 29 Minute Meals to add to your weekly dinner menu? Try these 5 favorites!

  1. One Pot Buffalo Taco Spaghetti
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  3. Buffalo Chicken Cheesy Penne
  4. Veggie Fajita Rice Bowls
  5. Korean BBQ Beef

Greek turkey tacos on pita bread with cucumber salsa

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Greek Turkey Tacos

The Best Greek Turkey Taco Recipe combines Greek spiced ground turkey with an easy cucumber tomato salsa and feta cheese in warm pita bread for a delicious, quick and healthy dinner, made in just 29 minutes!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Greek
Prep Time 14 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 29 minutes
Servings 6 tacos
Calories 368 kcal

Ingredients

Greek Turkey Tacos

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ cup red onion diced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1 tbsp Litehouse Instantly Fresh Oregano
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • ½ cup sun dried tomatoes
  • 6 pita breads
  • ½ cup feta cheese crumbles
  • 1 tbsp fresh mint chopped
  • 1 lemon sliced into 6 wedges

Cucumber Tomato Salsa

  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes quartered
  • ½ cup red onion diced
  • 1 cup cucumber diced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp Litehouse Instantly Fresh Oregano
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp kosher salt

Instructions

Cucumber Tomato Salsa

  1. In a large bowl, combine the cherry tomatoes, red onion and cucumber.

  2. In a small bowl whisk the olive oil, red wine vinegar, lemon juice, oregano, black pepper and kosher salt together.

  3. Pour this mixture over the tomato cucumber salsa and toss to combine. Set aside.

Greek Turkey Tacos

  1. Add the olive oil to a large skillet over medium-high heat.

  2. Add the onions, saute for 4-5 minutes, add the garlic, saute 1 minute, then add the ground turkey. 

  3. Cook the turkey through, drain any grease, then add the oregano, black pepper, kosher salt and the sun dried tomatoes.

  4. Simmer on low for 5 minutes.
  5. Warm the pita bread in a dry skillet over medium heat for 30-60 seconds on each side.
  6. Add the cooked ground turkey to the pita bread, top with the cucumber tomato salsa, feta cheese and fresh mint.
  7. Serve with lemon wedges on the side for squeezing over the tacos.
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