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.

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

2 tostadas
324 calories; protein 30.5g; carbohydrates 22.6g; dietary fiber 3.8g; sugars 6.5g; fat 11.1g; saturated fat 3.6g; cholesterol 70.1mg; vitamin a iu 814.9IU; vitamin c 20.5mg; folate 10.5mcg; calcium 238.5mg; iron 2mg; magnesium 27.9mg; potassium 289mg; sodium 488.8mg.

4 lean protein, 1 fat, 1 starch, 1/2 vegetable