Pamela Stein from inpamskitchen on Instagram, perfected a Dr Sprecher Taco Recipe just in time for Cinco De Mayo. This recipe uses Low-Cal Dr Sprecher Soda and dried cherries to get a unique and delicious taco taste. Get inspired to cook this recipe with Pam's video demonstration!
Yield: Serves 6
1/4 Teaspoon Salt
1/2 Teaspoon Ground cumin
1/4 Teaspoon Cayenne pepper*
1/2 Teaspoon Black pepper
1/2 Teaspoon Garlic powder
1-1/2 Teaspoons Paprika
1-1/2 Tablespoon Cornstarch
1 Cup Dried cherries
1-3/4 Cup Low-cal Dr Sprecher soda, divided
1-1/2 Pounds Lean ground turkey
3 Cloves Garlic, divided
2 Roma tomatoes, chopped with seeds removed
2 Tablespoons Yellow onion, chopped
3 Teaspoons Chopped fresh cilantro
Taco shells - hard or soft
Sour cream for serving, if desired
- In a small bowl add salt, ground cumin, cayenne pepper, black pepper, garlic powder, paprika, and cornstarch. Whisk to combine. Set aside.
- In a small saucepan over medium heat add dried cherries and 1/4 Dr. Sprecher soda. Bring to a light boil then reduce heat to a simmer. Simmer 10 minutes. Remove from heat.
- Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add ground turkey into the hot skillet. Using a wooden spoon, break up the turkey into small pieces. Cook and stir until completely browned, about 8-10 Remove from heat. Drain and discard any excess grease.
- Return ground turkey to heat. Squeeze 2 cloves garlic through a press into the turkey. Add seasoning mixture and 1-1/2 cups Dr Sprecher soda to the pan. Stir to combine. Bring to a simmer. Cook until the liquid absorbs into the meat, about 5 minutes.
- Place cherries along with any unabsorbed liquid, 1 clove garlic squeezed through a press, and 1 teaspoon chopped cilantro in a food processor. Process for fifteen seconds or until cherries are finely chopped.
- In a medium bowl add tomatoes, onion, and 2 teaspoons chopped cilantro. Stir to combine.
- Divide meat into warmed taco shells. Top with the tomato mix and cherry salsa. Sprinkle with cheese. Serve with sour cream, if desired.
- Refrigerate any leftovers in an airtight container for up to 3 days.