Timely Turkey Tostadas

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Contributed by Jenn B aka Mom2Sam and Tiny at Healthy Recipes for Diabetic Friends Y-Group

  • Source: The New Family Cookbook for People with Diabetes
  • Yield: Makes 4 tostadas (4 servings)



  1. Sauté the turkey, onion, and garlic in a large non-stick skillet over medium heat until no longer pink.
  2. Drain and return to the skillet.
  3. Add the salsa, broth, chili powder, and cumin.
  4. Simmer, uncovered, until most of the liquid has evaporated, about 10 to 12 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. While the turkey mixture simmers, broil the tortillas about 4 to 5 inches from the heat source until crisp and golden brown, turning occasionally.
  6. Stir the cilantro into the turkey mixture.
  7. Top each tortilla with ¼ cup turkey mixture, 1 tablespoon cheese, 2 tablespoons lettuce, and 1 tablespoon chopped tomato.
  8. Sprinkle with jalapeno pepper, if desired.

Nutritional information[edit]

Per serving (1 tostada):

  • Calories: 177 | Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 231mg | Carbohydrate: 17g | Dietary Fiber: 2g | Sugars: 3g | Protein: 17g
  • Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch | 2 very lean meat | ½ fat