Turn leftover Thanksgiving turkey into scrumptious Turkey Tostadas in this simple recipe for tostadas topped with pomegranate guacamole & queso fresco!
For the final day of “Thanksgiving Leftover Week” on the blog, I’m sharing a super simple recipe for turkey tostadas topped with a super tasty pomegranate guacamole!
By Tuesday of next week you’re going to be thinking about veering away from those turkey sandwiches and over to tacos, that’s about the time you’ll want to reach for this turkey tostada recipe!
Take some turkey, sauté it up with your favorite salsa and top it off with this delicious guacamole recipe! A wining combo that will totally re-invent leftover turkey!
- Pomegranate Guacamole
- 4 avocados
- 1 serrano chili (minced)
- ½ cup pomegranate seeds
- 1 small tomato (diced) – app ½ cup
- ¼ cup fresh cilantro (chopped)
- 1 tbsp lime juice
- 1 tbsp orange juice
- 1 tsp kosher salt
- Turkey Tacos
- 2 cups cooked turkey (chopped)
- 1 cup salsa
- 2 cups refried black beans
- 4 tostada shells
- ¼ cup queso fresco
Add the avocados to a large bowl and mash.
Add the remaining ingredients to the guacamole and stir to combine. Place in the refrigerator.
In a large skillet over medium heat, add the turkey and salsa.
Saute 5-7 minutes.
In a small saucepan over low-medium heat, add the refried black beans and heat through, 3-5 minutes.
Spread the black beans on the tostada shells. Top with the salsa turkey and the pomegranate guacamole, sprinkle the queso fresco over the top.
Simple as that, you have a delicious dinner that combines crispy tostadas with flavorful turkey and creamy guacamole!
And isn’t it beautiful? No one would ever guess that this recipe was created for the sole purpose of re-inventing leftover turkey!
If you have extra pomegranate seeds lying around from the guacamole and extra cranberries lying around from Thanksgiving dinner, you should also whip up these Cranberry Pomegranate Waffles… because they’re totally scrumptious!
♦ Gluten Free Option: Using the above ingredients, this recipe is gluten-free. Always make sure the turkey, salsa, refried black beans and tostada shells are gluten-free.