Ground Turkey Tostadas

Spice up your weekday meals with these colorful Ground Turkey Tostadas with sheet pan peppers and onions!

I needed some bright food in my life yall! I feel like I’ve carried around a pit in my stomach all day as we are waiting to hear the fate of some of our spring and summer travel due to COVID-19 ๐Ÿ™ by no means do I want to downplay the scare, but I am definitely feeling down.

That’s where fun food comes in – bright colors and bold flavors combine to make little tortilla-sized fiestas for your plate! no matter your current state of mind these tostadas are sure to help lighten and brighten your mood.โฃ Hereโ€™s the recipe:

Ground Turkey Tostadas

Bright, colorful tostadas topped with seasoned ground turkey meat and your favorite Mexican toppings!
PREP5 mins
COOK15 mins
ASSEMBLY2 mins
TOTAL22 mins
SERVING SIZE: 6 tostadas

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 lb. ground turkey, lean, not extra lean
  • 6 crunchy baked tostadas, I used Charro
  • 1 can fat-free refried beans
  • 1 red bell pepper, deseeded and sliced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, deseeded and sliced
  • 1 white onion, one half sliced, one half diced
  • 1 packet low-sodium and/or gluten free taco seasoning
  • olive oil

for serving

  • jalapeรฑo slices
  • diced avocado
  • chopped cilantro
  • lime wedges

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. on a sheet pan lined with foil, place sliced bell peppers and sliced 1/2 onion, drizzling lightly with oil. sprinkle lightly with taco seasoning, reserving most for the ground meat. toss to coat and roast for 15 minutes or until soft. โฃ
  • In the meantime, heat 1 tbs. olive oil in a skillet over medium heat, then add in ground turkey. cook until no longer pink then add in 1/2 cup of water and the rest of the taco seasoning. bring to a boil then simmer for 5 minutes.โฃ
  • Make tostadas by using a spatula to spread on refried beans, then add cooked peppers + onions. top with taco meat and your fave optional toppings! tastes great with hot sauce or salsa on top as well!

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