Turkey Tostadas with Pomegranate Guacamole

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Turn leftover Thanksgiving turkey into scrumptious Turkey Tostadas in this simple recipe for tostadas topped with pomegranate guacamole & queso fresco!

Turkey Tostada with Pomegranate Guacamole

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!

If you missed any of the Thanksgiving Leftover goodness this week, you can check out all of the recipes here:

Turkey Tostada with 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!

Turkey Tostada with Pomegranate Guacamole

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!

Turkey Tostada Ingredients

Pomegranate Guacamole Ingredients

  • 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 Tostadas Ingredients

  • 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.

Pomegranate Guacamole Recipe

Add the remaining ingredients to the guacamole and stir to combine. Place in the refrigerator.

Pomegranate Guacamole Recipe

In a large skillet over medium heat, add the turkey and salsa.

Turkey Tostada Recipe

Saute 5-7 minutes.

In a small saucepan over low-medium heat, add the refried black beans and heat through, 3-5 minutes.

Turkey Tostada Recipe

Spread the black beans on the tostada shells. Top with the turkey and the pomegranate guacamole, sprinkle the queso fresco over the top.

Turkey Tostada Recipe

Simple as that, you have a delicious dinner that combines crispy tostadas with flavorful turkey and creamy guacamole!

Turkey Tostadas with Pomegranate 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!

Turkey Tostadas with Pomegranate Guacamole

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!

Turkey Tostada Recipe

Turkey Tostada with Pomegranate Guacamole
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Turkey Tostadas with Pomegranate Guacamole

Turn leftover Thanksgiving turkey into scrumptious Turkey Tostadas in this simple recipe for tostadas topped with pomegranate guacamole & queso fresco!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 tostadas
Calories 618 kcal

Ingredients

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 Tostadas

  • 2 cups cooked turkey chopped
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 2 cups refried black beans
  • 4 tostada shells
  • ¼ cup queso fresco

Instructions

Pomegranate Guacamole

  1. Add the avocados to a large bowl and mash.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients to the guacamole and stir to combine, place in the refrigerator.

Turkey Tostadas

  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, add the turkey and salsa, sauté 5-7 minutes.
  2. In a small saucepan over low-medium heat, add the refried black beans and heat through, 3-5 minutes.
  3. Spread the black beans on the tostada shells.
  4. Top with the turkey and the pomegranate guacamole, sprinkle the queso fresco over the top.