Turkey Taco Tostones

Turkey Taco Tostones

  • SERVING SIZE 9 tacos (3 tacos per serving)

These little bites of turkey taco goodness feature a delicious harmony of sweet, spicy and zesty flavors. A dollop of honey lime sour cream completes the multifaceted taste adventure. Serve as an appetizer or happy hour special, or add watermelon salsa for a filling lunch or dinner.

Ingredients

9 ea.

Tostones

3 cups

Turkey Carnitas, 1/3 cup per taco

18 tbsp.

Pickled red onion, 2 tbsp. per taco

9 tbsp.

Sliced jalapeño, 1 tbsp. per taco

4.5 oz.

Queso fresco

1 cup

Cilantro leaves

2/3 cups

Honey Lime Sour Cream, about 1 tbsp. per taco

Served on side:

3 cups

Spicy Watermelon Salsa

Turkey Carnitas 

3 oz.

Oil

4-5 oz.

Ground Turkey

6 oz.

Water

6 oz.

Hatch Pepper Seasoning (Carolina ingredients)

Spicy Watermelon Salsa  

1/3 cup

Fresh lime juice

2 tbsp.

Honey

2 tbsp.

Soy sauce, low sodium

1/3 tsp. of each (to taste)

Sea salt, cayenne pepper and black pepper

8 cups

Watermelon, 1/4'' dice

1/4 cup

Orange juice

1 ea.

English cucumber, peeled and seeded

1/2 cup

Red onion, 1/4'' dice

1/2 cup

Green onion, 1/4'' dice

4 tbsp.

Crystallized ginger, finely chopped

1 tbsp.

Orange zest

4 tbsp.

Jalapeño, seeded and minced

Honey Lime Sour Cream  

1 cup

Sour cream

1/2 cup

Honey

2 tbsp.

Lime juice

1 tsp.

Lime zest

1 tbsp.

Chopped cilantro

Directions

Warm tostones.

Fill each with 1/3 cup Turkey Carnitas, add pickled onions and sprinkle with jalapeños. Top with queso fresco and cilantro leaves and drizzle with Honey Lime Sour Cream.

Serve in a warm cast iron skillet with Spicy Watermelon Salsa and lime wedges for garnish.

Turkey Carnitas 

Heat the oil in a heavy-duty pot, and then add the ground turkey and lightly brown.

Add the remaining ingredients and blend well. Bring to boil; simmer 5 minutes.

Place in a 4-inch aluminum half-size pan and cover with a lid.

Heat in a preheated 350°F oven for approximately 45 minutes (until turkey reaches 165°F).

Spicy Watermelon Salsa  

Whisk the lime juice, honey, soy sauce and seasonings in a large bowl.

Add watermelon and all remaining ingredients; toss gently. Adjust seasoning.

Refrigerate 1 hour before serving.

Honey Lime Sour Cream  

Combine all ingredients and blend well.

Place in storage container; cover, label and date. Refrigerate.

RECIPE TWISTS

Swap and substitute to make it your own.

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