Chicken Tostadas

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 min
  • Prep: 25 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Nutrition Info
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Ingredients

8 tostadas

1 cup refried beans, warmed

4 cups cooked chicken, shredded

2 cups finely shredded lettuce

1 medium red onion, thinly sliced into rings

8 radishes, thinly sliced

1 cup crumbled queso fresco or mild feta cheese

Mexican sour cream or regular sour cream, for drizzling

Fresh Tomatillo-Avocado Salsa, recipe follows

Fresh Tomatillo-Avocado Salsa

8 ounces tomatillos, husked, rinsed and coarsely chopped

1 avocado, halved, pitted and peeled

1/2 cup packed fresh cilantro leaves

1 serrano chile

1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

Salt and freshly cracked black pepper

Directions

  1. Spread the tostadas with the refried beans. Top with the chicken, lettuce, onion rings, radishes, and cheese. Drizzle with sour cream, top with a dollop of salsa, and serve.;

Fresh Tomatillo-Avocado Salsa

  1. Combine the tomatillos, avocado, cilantro, chile, and lemon juice in a blender and puree until smooth. Season the salsa with salt and pepper, to taste. Transfer to a serving bowl, cover and refrigerate for up to 2 hours or until ready to use.

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