Lo-cal tostadas? Melissa Guerra says, “My husband and I figured out a long time ago that factory-made corn tortillas are great for making low-calorie tostadas.” Melissa’s tostadas burst with flavor and have plenty of crunch!
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TOSTADAS Makes: 4
Ingredients: 4 8-inch corn tortillas 1 15.5-oz can pinto beans, rinsed, drained and mashed 1 cup cooked and shredded chicken ½ cup shredded iceberg lettuce ½ cup diced fresh tomatoes 4 tsp. crumbled Cotija ¼ cup fat-free sour cream, optional Your favorite salsa
Instructions: 1. Adjust oven rack to top third of oven. Preheat oven to 350°F. 2. Place tortillas directly on oven rack, leaving oven door slightly ajar, and toast for 5 to 7 minutes. 3. Using tongs, turn and toast on other side for 5 minutes, until tortillas are light brown and slightly curled around edges. Remove and allow to cool slightly. 4. Spread ¼ cup mashed beans on each tortillas. If mashed beans are too thick, add a little water to thin them. (Save remaining beans for another use.) 5. Divide chicken, lettuce, tomatoes, and cotija among the tortillas. 6. Serve with sour cream and salsa.