These chicken tinga tostadas are topped with cotija cheese for a salty bite, while cilantro adds a pop of flavor and color. We bake the tortillas to ensure a crispy base, while also using less oil than deep-frying.

EatingWell Magazine, March 2022

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Credit: Jacob Fox

Recipe Summary

active:
15 mins
total:
25 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350°F.

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  • Arrange tortillas in a single layer on a baking sheet and coat on both sides with cooking spray. Bake, flipping once, until crispy, about 12 minutes.

  • Meanwhile, heat chicken tinga and refried beans in separate pans until steaming. Divide the beans among the tortillas, then top each with 1/3 cup chicken and 1 tablespoon each cheese and cilantro.

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Nutrition Facts

2 tostadas
345 calories; protein 21g; carbohydrates 44g; dietary fiber 8g; sugars 3g; fat 10g; saturated fat 2g; cholesterol 53mg; sodium 514mg; potassium 138mg.
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