MEXICAN: Tostadas

January 31, 2008 at 5:19 pm Leave a comment

I found this recipe on I just ate them on store-bought tostada shells.

4 9-inch burrito size flour tortillas
cooking spray
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped yellow or green pepper
2 tsp bottled or fresh minced garlic
1 20-oz. package ground turkey
2 tsp ground cumin
3/4 tsp salt
3/4 cup salsa
1 15-oz. can refried beans
1 cup shredded cheddar or monterey jack cheese
1/4 cup sour cream
1/4 cup chopped cilantro or sliced green onion

1. Heat oven to 450 degrees. Arrange tortillas on large baking sheet; coat with cooking spray on both sides. Bake 5 minutes. Turn; continue to bake 3 to 4 minutes or until golden brown and crisp.

2. Meanwhile, coat a large non-stick skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat. Add onion, bell pepper and garlic; cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Crumble turkey into skillet; sprinkle with cumin and salt. Cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add 1/2 cup salsa; cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

3. Meanwhile, combine beans and remaining 1/4 cup salsa; heat in microwave oven or small saucepan until hot. Spread bean mixture over tortillas; top with turkey mixture, cheese, sour cream, if desired, and cilantro. Serve with additional salsa, tomatoes, lettuce, olives, or whatever toppings you choose.


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