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Jenny Craig Recipe Creation: Turkey Taco Bowl with Cilantro-Lime Cauliflower Rice | No Thanks to Cake

This creative twist on the Jenny Craig Turkey Burger was such a Saturday night treat! I felt like I had ordered takeout, and I bet you will too!


  • 1 Jenny Craig Turkey Burger
  • ½ tsp. taco seasoning
  • 1 dash cayenne (optional)
  • 1 Tbsp. water
  • 5-6 grape tomatoes, sliced
  • ¼ small red onion, sliced
  • ¼ cup red cabbage, shredded
  • ½ cup mixed greens
  • 1 tsp. cilantro, minced (for garnish)
  • 2 slices jalapeno (for garnish)

For the Cilantro-Lime Cauliflower Rice

  • cups cauliflower crumbles, fresh
  • 2 scallions, sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • cooking spray
  • 2 Tbsp. cilantro, minced
  • 1/2 lime, juiced


To Make the Cauliflower Rice

  • Spray a skillet with cooking spray and bring to medium heat. Add garlic and scallions. Saute for 1-2 minutes stirring often.
  • Add your cauliflower rice and salt lightly (if desired). Cook until it becomes slightly caramelized on the outside. Stir frequently, cooking about 4-5 minutes. Note: You can use frozen cauliflower rice too. Just follow the package instructions.
  • Remove cooked "rice" from the heat to a small bowl, stir in fresh cilantro and lime juice.

To Make Your Taco Meat

  • Remove your turkey burger from the packaging, separating the patty from the bun. Set the bun aside for now, as it will not be used in this recipe. You can eat it as garlic toast, as part of a veggie sandwich snack. Whatever you would like!
  • Place the patty on a microwave-safe plate and cook for 90 seconds.
  • Cut your turkey burger into fourths, and place it in your food processor to pulverize it into a taco meat consistency. Note: If you don't have a food processor, you can certainly to a fine chop with a knife and a cutting board.
  • Add the turkey meat to your skillet, bringing it to medium heat. Sprinkle your taco seasoning (and cayenne, if you like things spicy) onto the meat mixture and stir to combine. Add a Tbsp. of water to combine the flavors, stirring the mixture as the water evaporates and the flavors combine.

Assembling Your Taco Bowl

  • Add your cauliflower rice as a base to the bottom of the bowl to create the base.
  • Arrange each additional ingredient: cabbage, tomatoes, onion, greens, turkey meat on top. Note: If you have other veggies in your fridge that you'd like to use, go for it! Get creative!
  • Garnish with jalapeno and cilantro, if desired. Enjoy!


This recipe was created in partnership with Jenny Craig.