Meal Kit

Turkey Tinga Tostadas

with chipotle crema

Prep & Cook Time: 25-35 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Mild

Contains: Milk, Wheat

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In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 10 oz. Ground Turkey
  • 1 Romaine Heart
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper
  • 5 oz. Crushed Tomatoes
  • Info
    4 Small Flour Tortillas
  • Info
    2 oz. Chipotle Crema
  • Info
    2 oz. Shredded Cheddar-Jack Cheese
  • 4 tsp. Fajita Seasoning
Contains: Artificial Colors and Sulfites
Food intolerance information

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  • Nutrition (per serving)

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cooking Spray
  • 1 Baking Sheet
  • 1 Mixing Bowl
  • 1 Large Non-Stick Pan

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F

Customize It Instructions

  • If using 20 oz. ground turkey, follow same instructions as 10 oz. ground turkey, working in batches, if necessary.

  • If using diced chicken breasts, pat dry. Follow same instructions as turkey in Step 3, stirring occasionally until chicken reaches minimum internal temperature, 5-7 minutes.

  • If using steak strips, separate into a single layer, pat dry, and coarsely chop. Follow same instructions as ground turkey in Step 3, stirring occasionally until no pink remains and steak strips reach minimum internal temperature, 4-6 minutes. Rest, 3 minutes.

  • If using shrimp, pat dry. Follow same instructions as ground turkey in Step 3, cooking undisturbed until shrimp reach minimum internal temperature, 2-3 minutes per side.

  1. 1

    Toast the Tostadas

    Tostadas are a delicious, but messy treat. For this recipe, they can easily be converted to tacos. Simply warm tortillas in oven for 1-2 minutes after completing steps.

    Poke tortillas with a fork all over, 10 times on each side of tortilla.

    Place tortillas on prepared baking sheet. Drizzle with 1 tsp. olive oil and massage oil into tortillas.

    Bake in hot oven until browned and crispy, 4-6 minutes.

    While tortillas toast, prepare toppings.

  2. 2

    Prepare the Toppings

    Hold romaine heart at root end and chop coarsely into 1/2" strips.

    Stem, seed, remove ribs, and cut red bell pepper into 1/2" dice.

  3. 3

    Cook the Turkey

    Place a large non-stick pan over medium heat and add 2 tsp. olive oil.

    Add ground turkey to hot pan. Break up meat until beginning to brown, 2-3 minutes.

    Add red bell pepper, 1/4 tsp. salt, 1/4 tsp. pepper, seasoning blend, and tomatoes. Stir occasionally until pepper is tender, no pink remains on ground turkey, and turkey reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 3-4 minutes.

    Remove from burner.

  4. 4

    Assemble the Tostadas

    Combine crema and a pinch of salt in a mixing bowl.

    Carefully remove baking sheet from oven. Top tostadas evenly with crema (to taste), then turkey mixture, and cheese.

  5. 5

    Bake Tostadas and Finish Dish

    Bake tostadas in hot oven until cheese has melted, 4-5 minutes.

    Remove from oven.

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, topping tostadas with romaine. Bon appétit!

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