Mexican-inspired chicken tostadas are always a hit. Instead of full-fat cheese and fried tortillas, this recipe calls for light queso, toasted tortillas, and fat-free Greek yogurt.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat broiler. In a small bowl combine chicken, cumin, and chili powder. In another small bowl combine yogurt and chipotle pepper.

  • Lightly coat tortillas with cooking spray and place on a baking sheet. Broil 4 to 5 inches from heat 4 minutes or until crisp and light brown, turning once.

  • Spread tortillas with cheese and top with chicken, cabbage, and cilantro. Serve with yogurt mixture and, if desired, lime wedges.


Tip: You can substitute 1/4 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese for the spreadable cheese.

Nutrition Facts

324.1 calories; protein 30.5g 61% DV; carbohydrates 22.6g 7% DV; exchange other carbs 1.5; dietary fiber 3.8g 15% DV; sugars 6.5g; fat 11.1g 17% DV; saturated fat 3.6g 18% DV; cholesterol 70.1mg 23% DV; vitamin a iu 814.9IU 16% DV; vitamin c 20.5mg 34% DV; folate 10.5mcg 3% DV; calcium 238.5mg 24% DV; iron 2mg 11% DV; magnesium 27.9mg 10% DV; potassium 289mg 8% DV; sodium 488.8mg 20% DV.