Homemade Turkey Tostadas

These Homemade Turkey Tostadas are the bomb! If you are looking for a super easy and delicious meal to make this is the one!

homemade turkey tostadas

I’ve been making tostadas quite a bit lately. First I made some Beef Tostadas and then some Fish Tostadas and now I figured I should make some Homemade Turkey Tostadas.

homemade turkey tostadas

Next time I figure I will have to make some Chicken Tostadas so I cover all the important proteins. That being said, so far my favorite tostadas happen to be these Turkey Tostadas.

homemade turkey tostadas

Just like my other tostada recipes, this one is super easy to make. Even easier if you follow my tip below. These delicious tostadas can be ready in about 15 minutes which makes it perfect for those weeknight dinners after a long day at work.

ground turkey mixture with taco seasoning

Jennie-O sells ground turkey pre-seasoned with taco seasoning. You can save a bit of time using the pre-seasoned turkey. You won’t notice the difference if you season it yourself!

jennie-o taco seasoned ground turkey

If you decide to make your own tostada shells instead of pre-made ones, spray both sides of the tortillas with cooking spray. Place them on a baking sheet and bake at 350°F for 10 minutes or until browned.

stacked tostada shells
Stacked Tostada Shells

Choosing the wrong avocado will ruin your dish. Especially when the avocado is the main ingredient like in Guacamole. Basically, you want a perfectly ripe Avocado.

This is a great article on how to select the perfect avocado. You should also check out our video on How to Cut an Avocado

If you struggle with cutting and coring avocados, this video tutorial is for you. This is an important skill to learn if you often make guacamole or any other type of Mexican Food.

Just like most simple recipes like this one, you can sub or add some of the ingredients. You can use some Colby Jack Cheese and some Monterey Cheese for the Mexican Blend Cheese. You can even use some Salsa instead of chopped tomatoes.

homemade turkey tostadas

You will need the following ingredients to make this Homemade Turkey Tostadas recipe (see recipe card for quantities): Tostada Shells, Lean Ground Turkey, Taco Seasoning, Water, Refried Beans, Avocado, Tomato, Mexican Blend Cheese, Lettuce, Green Onions and Sour Cream.

  1. In a skillet, cook the ground turkey until browned. Drain any excess liquid. Add the taco seasoning and water and continue to cook for 5 minutes.
  2. Spread the heated beans evenly over the tostada shells. Cover the beans with the turkey mixture, avocado, tomato, cheese and lettuce. Top with green onions and sour cream.

Printable Recipe Card

homemade turkey tostadas

Homemade Turkey Tostadas

These Homemade Turkey Tostadas are the bomb! If you are looking for a super easy and delicious meal to make this is the one!
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time15 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 3
Calories 709 kcal

Equipment

  • Skillet

Ingredients
 

  • 6 Tostada Shells
  • 1 lb Lean Ground Turkey
  • 1.25 oz Taco Seasoning
  • ¾ Cup Water
  • 1 Cup Refried Beans, heated
  • 1 Avocado, pitted, peeled and sliced
  • 1 large Tomato, chopped
  • 1 Cup Mexican Blend Cheese
  • 1 Cup Lettuce, shredded
  • 3 Tbsp Green Onions, thinly sliced
  • Cup Sour Cream

Instructions
 

  • In a skillet, cook the ground turkey until browned. Drain any excess liquid. Add the taco seasoning and water and continue to cook for 5 minutes.
    1 lb Lean Ground Turkey, 1.25 oz Taco Seasoning, 3/4 Cup Water
  • Spread the heated beans evenly over the tostada shells. Cover the beans with the turkey mixture, avocado, tomato, cheese and lettuce. Top with green onions and sour cream.
    6 Tostada Shells, 1 Cup Refried Beans, 1 Avocado, 1 large Tomato, 1 Cup Mexican Blend Cheese, 1 Cup Lettuce, 3 Tbsp Green Onions, 1/3 Cup Sour Cream

Notes

→ To make your own tostada shells, spray both sides of the tortillas with cooking spray. Place on a baking sheet and bake at 350°F for 10 minutes or until browned.

Nutrition

Calories: 709kcalCarbohydrates: 48gProtein: 53gFat: 36gSaturated Fat: 13gPolyunsaturated Fat: 5gMonounsaturated Fat: 14gTrans Fat: 0.1gCholesterol: 134mgSodium: 1956mgPotassium: 1107mgFiber: 13gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 2401IUVitamin C: 22mgCalcium: 352mgIron: 4mg

Nutritional information provided for this recipe is based on 1 serving. This information is an estimate and may vary based on several factors. If nutritional information is important to you and your diet, please verify this recipe with a Registered Dietitian.

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One Comment

  1. Samuel says:

    These Homemade Turkey Tostadas are great. Very tasty and my family just loved them. Ideal meal when I am in a hurry.

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