Chicken Tostadas with Avocado Cream Sauce (with Thanksgiving turkey leftovers)

Looking for a completely different flavor profile for your Thanksgiving leftover turkey?  Substitute chicken with turkey to make this light and flavorful Chicken Tostadas with Avocado Cream Sauce recipe.



  • 4 tablespoons of low-fat sour cream
  • 4 tablespoons chicken broth
  • 4 tablespoons lime juice
  • 4 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 peeled, ripe avocado
  • 1/2 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 cloves of minced garlic
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons diced green chilis
  • 2 cups shredded or finely chopped cooked chicken (or turkey)
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 4 flour tortillas
  • 4 cups chopped spinach
  • 1 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 cup chopped tomato
  • 1/2 cup shredded white Mexican cheese mix or crumbled quest fresco


  • Combine first 7 ingredients in a blender or food processor until smooth.
  • In a pan, combine next 4 ingredients and warm under medium low heat.
  • Heat the next ingredient (1 tablespoon vegetable oil) in skillet. Add tortillas one at a time.  Brown & puff on one side, then flip and repeat each on the other side.  Pat each dry with paper towels.
  • Place tortilla on a plate. Top with chicken mixture. Then top with vegetables, avocado cream sauce & shredded cheese.



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