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Chicken Tostadas are a snap to make for a busy weeknight meal. Keep the Avocado Salsa recipe on hand to use for a number of different dishes.

Recipe by Cooking Light August 2012


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Recipe Summary

Serves 4 (serving size: 1 tostada)


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Instructions Checklist
  • Combine the first 5 ingredients in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add tomato, onion, cilantro, and avocado; toss gently to coat.

  • Heat a large cast-iron or nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add 3/4 teaspoon oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add 1 tortilla to pan; cook 1 minute on each side or until browned. Repeat procedure 3 times with remaining 2 1/4 teaspoons oil and tortillas.

  • Place 1 tortilla on each of 4 plates. Layer each tortilla with 1/2 cup lettuce, about 1/2 cup beans, 1/2 cup chicken, 1/4 cup avocado salsa, and 1 tablespoon cheese.

Nutrition Facts

429 calories; fat 21.6g; saturated fat 4.1g; mono fat 13.4g; poly fat 2.7g; protein 26.3g; carbohydrates 35g; fiber 8.6g; cholesterol 55mg; iron 3mg; sodium 544mg; calcium 147mg.