Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Tostadas

Barbecue season is in full swing! Look no further than these Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Tostadas to satisfy the entire crowd. High in protein, gluten-free, and lower in calories than many other traditional BBQ dishes – these tostadas are sure to be a big hit!

Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Tostadas

Serves: 4 servings


  • 16 ounces frozen (or fresh) chicken breast
  • ½ cup Trader Joe’s Carolina Gold BBQ Sauce, divided
  • 8 corn tortillas
  • ½ can pinto beans, drained and pureed (or refried beans)
  • 1 cup shredded iceberg lettuce
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • ¼ red onion, diced
  • ¼ cup shredded cheddar cheese


  1. Place chicken and ¼ cup BBQ sauce in the crockpot and cook on low for at least 4 hours.
  2. Remove cooked chicken breast from crockpot and shred.
  3. Stir in remaining ¼ cup BBQ sauce; set aside and keep warm.
  4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F; line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  5. Place corn tortillas on baking sheet and coat with cooking spray; bake for 15 minutes.
  6. Spread 2 tablespoons pureed pinto beans or refried beans on each tortilla; top with pulled chicken, lettuce, tomato, onion and cheddar cheese.
  7. Lightly drizzle BBQ sauce over each tostada. Dig in!


Nutritional Information:Serving size: 2 tostadas Calories: 314 Fat: 5g Saturated fat: 2g Carbohydrates: 32g Sugar: 9g Sodium: 495mgFiber: 5g Protein: 33g Cholesterol: 74mg

Tara Collingwood
Tara is a nationally recognized expert and spokesperson on nutrition, fitness, and health promotion and is quoted in a variety of media including television, radio, newspapers, magazines, and websites.

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