Turkey Tostadas

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Yield
4 servings

Ingredients

2 cupscooked turkey (cut into bite-size pieces, or 2 cups ground turkey, browned in a skillet and drained)
2 tablespoonstaco seasoning (chili)
1 1⁄2 cupwater
4 corn tortillas
1⁄4 cuprefried beans (low-fat or fat-free)
1⁄4 cupCheddar or Monterey Jack cheese (shredded, low-fat)
1⁄2 cuptomatoes (chopped)
1⁄2 cuplettuce (shredded)
2 tablespoonsonion (chopped)
1⁄2 cuptaco sauce
  plain yogurt (low-fat or fat-free optional)
  guacamole (or mashed avacado optional)

Instructions

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.

Cost

Per recipe: $3.56
Per serving: $0.89

Source

UMass Extension Nutrition Education Program, CHOICES Steps Toward Health

Notes

Recipe analysis includes light meat turkey without skin.

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