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

tostada topped with beans, diced turkey and pomegranate guacamole on wood board

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:

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!

tostada topped with beans, diced turkey and pomegranate guacamole on wood board

Take some turkey, sauté it up with your favorite salsa and top it off with this delicious guacamole recipe! A winning combo that will totally re-invent leftover turkey!

Turkey Tostada Ingredients

Ingredients

  • For the pomegranate guacamole:
    • Avocados
    • Serrano chili
    • Pomegranate seeds – follow this post for how to cut a pomegranate and easily remove the seeds!
    • Tomato
    • Fresh cilantro
    • Lime juice
    • Orange juice
    • Salt
  • For the turkey tostadas:

Instructions

Add the avocados to a large bowl and mash.

mashed avocado in large bowl

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

mashed avocado in large bowl with diced tomatoes and pomegranate arils

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

diced cooked turkey in skillet with salsa

Saute 5-7 minutes.

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

refried black beans in pot on skillet

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

tostada topped with beans, diced turkey and pomegranate guacamole on wood board

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

tostada topped with beans, diced turkey and pomegranate guacamole on wood board

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!

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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!

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

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

Turkey Tostadas

  • In a large skillet over medium heat, add the turkey and salsa, sauté 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 turkey and the pomegranate guacamole, sprinkle the queso fresco over the top.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 618kcal (31%)Carbohydrates 51g (17%)Protein 23g (46%)Fat 38g (58%)Saturated Fat 7g (35%)Cholesterol 41mg (14%)Sodium 1967mg (82%)Potassium 1441mg (41%)Fiber 21g (84%)Sugar 11g (12%)Vitamin A 1130mg (23%)Vitamin C 31.8mg (39%)Calcium 147mg (15%)Iron 3.3mg (18%)
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