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Turkey Leg Confit Taco with Pasilla Purée and Pickled Peach Salsa
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  • Summary

    Savory, slow-cooked turkey and crispy skin are enhanced by a smoky pasilla purée and a sweet and tangy peach salsa in these Southern-inspired tacos.

    Ingredients

    • 3 pounds lard
    • 3 tablespoons sugar
    • 3 tablespoons kosher salt
    • 2 skin-on turkey drumsticks (1 1/2 pounds)
    • 2 skin-on turkey thighs (1 1/2 pounds)
    • 1 cup apple cider vinegar
    • 1 cup sugar
    • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
    • 2 peaches (about 3/4 pound), sliced
    • 1 tablespoon yellow mustard seeds
    • 12 fresh thyme sprigs
    • 1 cup chopped red onion
    • 1/2 cup cilantro leaves, chopped
    • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • Pinch kosher salt
    • 2 ounces dried pasilla chiles
    • 2 cloves garlic
    • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
    • 1 teaspoon sugar
    • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil, for frying
    • 12 corn tortillas
    • 2 avocados, diced

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    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1216 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 125 g 192.02%
    • Saturated Fat: 45 g 226.32%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 108 mg 35.91%
    • Sodium: 2230 mg 92.91%
    • Calcium: 17 mg 1.68%
    • Potassium: 308 mg 8.81%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 4.33%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 27 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 15.84%
    • Sugar: 16 g
    • Protein: 2 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 12 g
    • Vitamin A 35.88%
    • Vitamin C 9.98%
    • Vitamin D 28.9%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat24
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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