NFL football season kicks off today and I love making simple to serve foods on football Sunday’s. These turkey taco crescent cups take just a few minutes to prepare and will be a hit at any football gathering. Feel free to swap out the turkey for chicken or even ground beef, just know the beef will add extra points. Makes 8 taco cups at 3 smart points per serving on WW freestyle, you can double the recipe if need be.

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Turkey taco croissant cups

By: Drizzle
Servings: 8
Prep: 20 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes
Total: 35 minutes
Turkey taco croissant cups
3-4PP, 3SP on blue & purple, 4SP green


  • 1 lb ground turkey, weighed raw
  • 1 package reduced fat pillsbury crescent rolls
  • 2 Tbsp taco seasoning
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 cup veggies *I used peppers & onions, you can add corn or even beans
  • Toppings of choice


  • Cook the turkey in a pan on stove over medium heat.
  • Add in 1/4 cup of water and the taco seasoning, stir well then add the veggies and let coook over low-medium heat for 10 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 375F
  • Open the crescent rolls and roll out in one piece, pinch any open seems closed.
  • Cut dough into 8 pieces as shown in picture.
  • Spray a regular size muffin tin and place the 8 cut pieces in the muffin cups.
  • Scoop the meat mixture into each cup, I used a heaping 1/4 cup for each one, I had a little mixture left over which I popped in the fridge and used for a taco the next day, but don't worry if you use it all.
  • Bake in the oven for 14-16 minutes, checking that they don't burn.
  • Serve immediately with your favorite toppings like lettuce, tomato, cheese, sour cream *Points listed do not include the topping but if you just use a pinch of cheese like I did it won't add any.
  • These store well in the fridge for a few days and you can freeze them.


Personal Points- 3-4 depending on your 0PP foods 
Freestyle SP- (blue & purple) 3 using WW recipe builder
Smart Points- (green) 4 using SP calculator
Points PLus- 4 using PP calculator
Nutritional info.. Calories 169...Fat 4.4g...Sat Fat 1.1g...Carbs 15.5g...Fiber 0.5g...Sugar 3g...Protein 15.9g using My Fitness Pal.. *Includes all ingredients

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Course: Main meals
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  1. Had these for the first time tonight! Sooooo good. Used plain Greek yogurt instead of sour cream and added a few black beans and corn to the meat mixture. Will be on repeat in our house ?