turkey tostadas recipe with leftover Thanksgiving turkey

Turkey Tostadas

The colorful meal, filled with taco flavor, is a great way to use leftover turkey.

turkey tostadas recipe with leftover Thanksgiving turkey

 

Turkey Tostadas
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Ingredients
  1. 2 cups cubed cooked turkey OR 1 pound ground turkey, cooked
  2. 1 (1 1/4 ounce) package taco seasoning mix
  3. 4 (6-inch) corn tortillas
  4. 1/4 cup canned refried beans
  5. 1/2 cup (2 ounces) Pepper Jack cheese, shredded
  6. 1/2 cup chopped tomatoes
  7. 1/2 cup shredded lettuce
  8. 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  9. 1/4 cup taco sauce
Instructions
  1. 1. Wash hands.
  2. 2. In large skillet over medium heat, combine turkey and taco seasoning with measurement of water recommended on seasoning package. Bring mixture to a gentle boil; immediately reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. 3. Arrange tortillas on large cookie sheet. Bake in a preheated 375 degree F. oven 5 to 7 minutes or until tortillas are crispy and lightly browned.
  4. 4. Spread each tortilla with one tablespoon beans. Top with 1/4 turkey mixture and cheese. Return to oven 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  5. 5. To serve, top with tomatoes, lettuce, onions and taco sauce.
Notes
  1. Makes 4 servings.
  2. 1 serving: calories 283, protein 26.6 g, fat 8.9 g (saturated 4.3 g), cholesterol 68.2 mg, sodium 1175.6 mg, carbohydrate 23.5 g, fiber 2.9 g
Iowa Turkey Federation http://iowaturkey.org/