Skinny Chicken Tostadas in 20 Minutes Recipe

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Sometimes getting dinner on the table need to be quick, right? Just because this colorful tostada is ridiculously easy to make doesn’t mean it isn’t absolutely delicious because it is and very healthy too! It’s packed with 7 grams of fiber per serving and very low in calories! The skinny for each tostada, 255 calories, 4 grams of fat and 6 Weight Watchers POINTS PLUS.

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Servings: 4 servings


Cost per serving $2.58 view details
  • Ingredients for Chicken Filling:
  • 1 cup onions, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 cups cooked chicken breasts, diced or shredded, see shopping tip
  • ½ cup salsa, I used Pace Chunky Medium
  • Ingredients for Tostadas:
  • 4 corn tortillas
  • 4 cups romaine lettuce, chopped or shredded
  • 1 cup purple cabbage, shredded
  • 1⅔ cups cherry or grape tomatoes, sliced or chopped
  • ¼-½ cup salsa, I used Pace Chunky Medium
  • ¼ cup fat-free sour cream


  1. To make chicken filling: In a microwave safe bowl or plate, add onions and cook for about 3 minutes until soft.
  2. In a large nonstick pan, heat 1 teaspoon olive oil. Add onions, garlic, cumin and chili powder. Sauté for about 2 minutes. Stir in chicken and ½ cup salsa. Cook until heated though about 1-2 minutes.
  3. To assemble each tostada: Line each plate with 1 tortilla. Spread the top of each with ½ cup chicken filling. Top each with 1 cup lettuce, ¼ cup cabbage, ⅓ cup tomatoes. Dollop each with 1-2 tablespoons salsa and 1 tablespoon sour cream.
  4. Makes 4 tostadas, (each serving, 1 tostada)


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 312g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 312  
Calories from Fat 123 39%
Total Fat 13.79g 17%
Saturated Fat 4.5g 18%
Trans Fat 0.11g  
Cholesterol 68mg 23%
Sodium 315mg 13%
Potassium 687mg 20%
Total Carbs 24.29g 6%
Dietary Fiber 4.8g 16%
Sugars 7.41g 5%
Protein 23.61g 38%
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  • Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
    March 10, 2013
    Cook Eat Share facts are Not correct.
    Here's the correct ones:

    SKINNY FACTS: for 1 tostada
    255 calories, 4g fat, 25g protein, 28g carbs, 7g fiber, 698mg sodium, 7g sugar

    Weight Watchers (old points) 5
    Weight Watchers POINTS PLUS 6

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