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Chicken and Summer Vegetable Tostadas

Tostadas that can easily become soft tacos if you skip broiling the tortillas.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Pre-heat broiler.
  2. Combine first 3 ingredients, stirring well. Heat oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Sprinkle the spice mixture evenly over chicken. Add chicken to pan; sauté for 3 minutes. Add onion, corn, and zucchini to pan; sauté for 2 minutes or until chicken is done.
  4. Stir in salsa and 2 tablespoons cilantro. Cook 2 minutes or until liquid almost evaporates, stirring frequently.
  5. Working with 2 tortillas at a time, arrange tortillas in a single layer on a baking sheet; lightly coat tortillas with cooking spray. Broil 3 minutes or until lightly browned.
  6. Spoon about 3/4 cup chicken mixture in the center of each tortilla; sprinkle each serving with 1/4 cup cheese.
  7. Broil an additional 2 minutes or until cheese melts. Repeat procedure with remaining tortillas, chicken mixture, and cheese. Sprinkle each serving with about 3/4 teaspoon of remaining cilantro.
  8. Serve immediately, optionally with black beans.
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This is AWESOME!! Hubby and I both loved it! I did halve the cumin from 1tsp to 1/2 tsp cumin and 1/2 tsp chili powder. We think this would make an awesome enchilada dish and will make it that way next time...add a little mild green enchilada sauce to the top along with the cheese. This is very yummy though and really satisfies those tostada cravings! Id like to add that even though I changed the amount of cumin and added some chili powder, I also cut my chicken into smaller bite sized pieces...this is a GREAT AS IS recipe and Id have to say besides my own and my moms recipes...lol, this was my favorite I tried from this site.
25 Oct 08 by member: ImLuuvd
What a great tasting dish. A little high in carbs for my diet, but I will keep in on file for special treat dinners. After all, we need to treat our selves every now and then or we feel deprived, right?
30 Jan 09 by member: kountriemom2_1

     
 

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Nutrition summary:

There are 414 calories in 1 serving of Chicken and Summer Vegetable Tostadas.
Calorie break-down: 29% fat, 38% carbs, 33% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 122
Calories 414
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 13.55g 21%
  Saturated Fat 5.364g 27%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 2.125g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 5.156g  
Cholesterol 68mg 23%
Sodium 853mg 36%
Potassium 646mg  
Total Carbohydrate 39.79g 13%
  Dietary Fiber 3.9g 16%
  Sugars 5.68g  
Protein 34.01g  
 
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 30% Iron 18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
21%
of RDI*
(414 calories)
21% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (38%)
 
Fat (29%)
 
Protein (33%)
Carbohydrates, 39.79g (38%) Fat, 13.55g (29%) Protein, 34.01g (33%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories