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Turkey Tostadas

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Turkey Tostadas

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  • Makes: 4 servings

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 cup cooked turkey (cut into bite-size pieces, or 2 cups ground turkey, browned in a skillet and drained)
  • 2 tablespoon taco seasoning (chili)
  • 1 1/2 cup 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 tablespoon onion (chopped)
  • 8 tablespoon 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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Source: UMass Extension Nutrition Education Program, CHOICES Steps Toward Health

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 tostada (276g)
Nutrients Amount
Calories 197
Total Fat N/A
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 53 mg
Sodium 699 mg
Total Carbohydrate 19 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 3 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 24 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 69 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 434 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Calories 197
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 3 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 3 mg
Cholesterol 53 mg
Total Carbohydrate 19 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 3 g
Added Sugars 0 g
Protein 24 g
Calcium 69 mg
Potassium 434 mg
Sodium 699 mg
Copper 151 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 54 mg
Phosphorus 306 mg
Selenium 24 mcg
Zinc 2 mg
Vitamin A 35 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 1 mg
Vitamin B12 1 mcg
Vitamin C 4 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 11 mcg
Folate -404 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 9 mg
Choline 66 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

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1/2 cups
1 ounce
Protein Foods
2 3/4 ounces

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