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Baked Tostadas with refried black beans, shredded chicken and avocado slices.

Healthy Baked Tostadas

Healthy Baked Tostadas are so easy to make and a family favorite. Add your favorite toppings and double the recipe for a fun and healthy family weeknight dinner.
Course Dinner
Cuisine Mexican/American
Keyword Baked Tostadas, Chicken Tostadas
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 635kcal
Author Heather



  • 4 lg corn tortillas
  • 1/4 cup avocado oil
  • 15 oz can refried black beans
  • 1 cup shredded cabbage *either white or red
  • 1 Hass avocado *peeled and sliced
  • 1/2 cup crumbled Cotija cheese *or feta


  • 1 lg boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1/4 tsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp coriander
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt




  • Preheat oven to 400℉.
    Place tortillas in a single layer on a large cookie sheet making sure to not let them overlap. Brush both sides of tortillas with oil and sprinkle lightly with salt. Bake 4-5 mins, flip tortillas and continue baking for an additional 4-5 mins or until browned and crisp.


  • Place chicken in a large pot and cover with cold water 1 inch above breasts. Bring to a boil over high heat and then lower temperature to a simmer. Simmer covered for 10-12 mins or until internal temperature reaches 165°F.
  • Meanwhile mix together spices and salt in a small bowl. Set aside.
  • Remove chicken from water and place onto a platter. Using two forks immediately shred chicken into large chunks. Sprinkle chicken with spice mixture and mix well.


  • Empty black beans into a microwave safe container with a lid. Cover the beans and warm on power level 8 for 5 mins. Stir and add 1-2 additional minutes if not fully heated.
  • Spread refried beans evenly among tortillas and top with shredded chicken, cabbage, cheese, avocado slices and salsa.


*Please use as many organic ingredients as possible.
Recipe Notes 
  • Extra soft tortillas may take 15 -20 mins to become brown and crispy.
  • If doubling the recipe use 2 cookie sheets and change positions in the oven halfway through baking.


Calories: 635kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 46g | Fat: 53g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 1170mg | Potassium: 570mg | Fiber: 22g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 439IU | Vitamin C: 23mg | Calcium: 211mg | Iron: 1mg