Monday, January 16, 2012

Menu Monday: Turkey & Bean Tostadas

First off, this is AMAZING! Let's get started...

Turkey Bean Tostadas
6 servings 
320 calories per serving

6 small corn tortillas
 1LB ground turkey meat - it MUST be either 93/7 or 99/1
1 can of favorite beans - black or kidney - drained
1 can corn - drained
1 can rotel, NOT drained
1 cup chopped celery
1 cup chopped onion
1 package taco seasoning

chopped tomatoes
shredded lettuce
1 tbsp fat free sourcream per tostada
2 tbsp cheddar cheese per tostada

Preheat oven to 400 F.

Brown turkey meat thoroughly in large skillet. Add celery, onion and rotel. Let celery and onion soften. Add beans, rotel and taco seasoning. Cook on medium until beans are hot. 

While the turkey/bean mixture simmers, place tortillas in a single layer directly on oven rack. Bake 10 minutes or until crisp.

Place one tortilla on each plate, spoon turkey bean mixture evenly over each tortilla. Top with lettuce, tomatoes, cheddar cheese and sour cream. Note: any extra cheese & sour cream WILL add calories.

Nutritional Info Per Serving:
1 tostada = 1 serving
Calories... 320
Carbs... 39g
Fiber... 10g
Protein... 36g

You can serve this with Knorr's Spanish Rice, 1/2 cup (prepared) has 120 calories.  

So you can have one loaded up tostada and 1/2 cup of spanish rice for 440 calories! Here's to another yummy, healthy meal choice!


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