Chipotle Turkey Tostadas
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Serves: 6 tostadas
  • 3 cups cooked turkey meat , shredded (or shredded chicken, or cooked ground turkey/chicken)
  • 1 tsp southwest chipotle spices ( like Mrs. Dash) or ½ tsp chipotle chili powder ) (more or less to taste)
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 cup refried beans
  • 1½ cups shredded lettuce
  • 6 tostada shells (or corn tortillas)
  • ½ cup cranberry sauce ( recipe follows if you are not using leftovers)
  • 2 green onions, sliced (optional)for garnish
Cranberry sauce (if not using leftovers)
  • ½ cup cranberries
  • ¼ cup water
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • ½ tsp orange zest
  • Combine all ingredients in a medium sauce pan over medium heat. Bring to a boil. Cook until cranberries have popped and sauce has thickened (about 10 min)
  1. In a medium skillet over medium heat, add turkey, chipotle and cumin. Heat until thoroughly warmed (about 3-5 min.) While turkey is heating, heat refried beans in a small sauce pan over medium (or in the microwave) until warm.
  2. Assemble the tostadas by layering refried beans, turkey, lettuce and cranberry sauce. Garnish with green onions.
If using corn tortillas, bake in the oven 375 F until crisp (approx. 7-10 min)
Recipe by Simple Healthy Kitchen at