Chicken Tostada Recipe

  • Author: Jodi Danen, RDN | Create Kids Club
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 10
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 6-8 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: Mexican


This delicious ground chicken tostada recipe is a fun and healthy dinner idea. These chicken tostadas take just minutes to make and are a delicious twist on classic tacos.


  • 1 lb. ground chicken, turkey, or beef
  • 1 package tostadas
  • 16 oz. can refried beans
  • 10 oz. can Rotel tomatoes
  • 1 package taco seasoning or 4 tbsp. homemade taco seasoning
  • Assorted veggies and cheese such as tomatoes, green onions, lettuce, avocado, and queso fresco cheese


  • Brown ground chicken in a medium sized saute pan.
  • Add taco seasoning and Rotel tomatoes, stir.
  • Spread refried beans onto tostada, top with meat mixture and add veggies and cheese of choice.


Kid-Friendly Tip

To serve, spread refried beans onto tostadas and top with meat mixture.  Place veggies and cheese onto the dinner table and let your family customize their own dinner!