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Smoky Egg and Cheese Tostada

Photo: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Claire Spollen


1 serving

Your go-to weeknight dinner cheat just arrived. You can make a tostada out of basically any ingredients as long as you start with a crisped tortilla. Start with 6-inch whole-grain corn tortillas instead of flour, and you'll save about 30 calories and 200mg sodium. Then just top with this fun flavor combo, and crunch. They're the perfect build-your-own superfast fare--so healthy and delicious, you'll want two.


  • 1 6-inch whole-grain corn tortilla
  • 1 large fried egg
  • 2 tablespoons chipotle salsa
  • 1 tablespoon shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons thinly sliced green onions

Nutrition Information

  • calories 180
  • fat 9.7 g
  • satfat 3.4 g
  • sodium 291 mg

How to Make It

  1. Bake tortilla on oven rack at 350° for 8 to 10 minutes or until crisp. Top with fried egg, chipotle salsa, cheese, and green onions.