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round white plate with a taco meal for baby - finger foods of turkey taco meat with beans and a sprinkle of cheese, on the side - chunks of avocado, strips of peppers and chunks tomatoes.
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Taco Tuesday for Baby

Don’t forget about baby’s dinner on your favorite meal night of the week - Taco Tuesday! This flavorful meal is filled with your favorite taco flavors, only mini-sized for those little hands to be able to eat.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 6 small servings
Author: Michele Olivier

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 lb lean ground turkey
  • 1/2 cup canned black beans rinsed
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/3 cup cheese shredded

Serve With

  • 1/2 avocado chopped
  • 1/2 pepper chopped into strips
  • 1/2 tomato finely chopped

Instructions

  • Heat olive oil in a medium pan over medium heat. Add in the turkey and cook until browned, stirring every couple of minutes to break up the bigger meat chunks.
  • Add in the beans, chili powder, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder and water and stir until combined. Turn down heat to low and simmer for 5-10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Turn off heat, and let turkey mixture cool slightly. Spoon turkey and bean mixture onto a baby-friendly plate and sprinkle the cheese on top.
  • Serve with avocado chunks, pepper strips and tomato chunks or any of your favorite taco toppings.

Notes

For an adult version: serve the same ingredients inside of your favorite taco shell and top with salsa and freshly chopped cilantro.
Age: 9+ months