Turkey Tostadas

Turkey Tostadas
Makes: 4 servings
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These tostadas are layered with refried beans, turkey, and cheese to create a delicious and easy dinner. Top with tomatoes, lettuce, and onions to increase your veggies.


2 cups cooked turkey (cut into bite-size pieces, or 2 cups ground turkey, browned in a skillet and drained)
2 tablespoons taco seasoning (chili)
1 1/2 cups water
4 corn tortillas
1/4 cup refried beans (low-fat or fat-free)
1/4 cup Cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese (shredded, low-fat)
1/2 cup tomatoes (chopped)
1/2 cup lettuce (shredded)
2 tablespoons onion (chopped)
8 tablespoons taco sauce (1/2 cup)
  plain yogurt (low-fat or fat-free optional)
  guacamole (or mashed avacado optional)


1. Wash and prepare vegetables.

2. In a large skillet over medium heat, combine turkey, taco seasoning, and water.

3. Bring mixture to boil, reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

4. Place tortillas on a cooking sheet. Bake at 375° for 4-7 minutes or until tortillas are crispy.

5. Spread tortillas with a tablespoon of beans. Top with 1/4 meat mixture and cheese.

6. Return tortillas to oven to cook for 2-3 minutes or until cheese is melted.

7. Top with tomatoes, lettuce, onions and taco sauce. Garnish with yogurt and guacamole, if desired.



Recipe analysis includes light meat turkey without skin.

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