Easy Southwest Tostadas

Easy Southwest Tostadas
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A quick weeknight meal with great southwestern flavor.
20 min
Prep Time
30 min
Total Time
6 servings

Ingredients

1 pound
ground turkey or lean ground beef
2 cups
refrigerated fresh salsa
1/2 teaspoon
salt
1/4 teaspoon
pepper
6
tostada shells
6 (3/4-ounce) slices
Land O Lakes® Hot Pepper Monterey Jack Cheese
1 large
avocado, peeled, chopped
1 1/2 cups
shredded lettuce
1/2 cup
sour cream
Chopped fresh cilantro, if desired

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Cook ground turkey in 10-inch skillet over medium heat 8-10 minutes or until no longer pink. Add 1 cup salsa, salt and pepper; mix well. Continue cooking 1-2 minutes or until heated through.
  3. Place tostada shells onto large ungreased baking sheet. Top each with 1 slice cheese. Bake 1-2 minutes or until cheese just begins to melt. Place baked shells onto large serving plate.
  4. Top each with 1/2 cup turkey mixture. Evenly divide avocado, lettuce and sour cream among tostadas.
  5. Sprinkle with cilantro, if desired. Serve with remaining salsa.

Recipe Tips

- Cut avocado right before serving as it will brown quickly.

- Tostadas are crisply cooked corn tortillas. They can be fround in the Mexican section of the supermarket.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
340
Cholesterol
65mg
Carbohydrates
16g
Protein
26g
Fat
20g
Sodium
900mg
Dietary Fiber
4g

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