Jefferson County Recipe of the Day: Turkey Tostadas

Try Turkey Tostadas – healthy and simple!

Turkey Tostadas


1-1/4 pounds lean ground turkey
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 cup chopped green pepper
2 garlic cloves, minced
3/4 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
1 – 16 ounce can kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1 cup salsa
1 – 4 ounce can chopped green chilies
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 drops hot pepper sauce
1-1/2 cups reduced-fat Mexican cheese blend
1/2 cup frozen corn, thawed
16 tostada shells
2 cups shredded lettuce
1 cup chopped tomatoes
1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro


~In a large skillet, cook turkey over medium heat until no longer pink; drain.

~Add the onion, green pepper, and garlic. Cook and stir for 3 minutes or until onion is tender.

~Stir in mushrooms; cook 1 minute longer.

~Stir in the beans, salsa, chilies, chili powder, cumin, salt, and hot pepper sauce. Cook for 5 minutes or until heated through.

~Stir in cheese and corn; heat through.

~Spread about 1/3 cup filling on each tostada shell. Sprinkle with the lettuce, tomatoes, and cilantro.

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