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CHICKEN GUACAMOLE AND BEAN TOSTADAS

Chicken Tostadas are an authentic Mexican dish that boasts layers of creamy refried beans, juicy rotisserie chicken, avocado, and crisp veggies on top of a warm, crispy corn tortilla.  Every mouthful delivers a burst of flavor that your family will devour!

Course Dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword CHICKEN GUACAMOLE AND BEAN TOSTADAS
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 2 small ripe avocados peeled and pitted
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder divided
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 can 16 ounces refried beans
  • 1 can 10 ounces diced tomatoes with green chilies, drained
  • 3/4 teaspoon ancho chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 4 tostada shells
  • 2 cups shredded iceberg lettuce
  • 2 cups shredded rotisserie chicken
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican blend cheese
  • 1 cup pico de gallo store-bought or homemade (recipe below)

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, mash together the avocados, lime juice, and half of the garlic powder with a fork until chunky.
  2. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.
  3. In a small sauce pan, stir together the beans, tomatoes, chili powder, cumin, and remaining garlic powder.
  4. Heat over medium heat until heated through.
  5. Divide the avocado mixture among the tostada shells and spread into an even layer. Repeat with the bean mixture.

  6. Top each tostada with the lettuce, chicken, cheese, and pico de gallo