Crab and Pepper Jack Tostaditos

Crab and Pepper Jack Tostaditos

Add spice to a Mexican-themed party by filling bowl-shaped tortilla chips with a zesty mixture of crab, salsa, cheese and avocado.

Prep Time

40

Minutes

Total Time

50

Minutes

Makes

54

appetizers

1
teaspoon vegetable oil
1/4
cup finely chopped yellow bell pepper
1/4
cup sliced green onions (4 medium)
1/4
cup finely chopped poblano chile
1
package (8 oz) salad-style imitation crabmeat, finely chopped
1/2
cup shredded pepper Jack cheese (2 oz)
1/4
cup Old El Paso® Thick ‘n Chunky salsa
1/2
bag (10-oz size) bowl-shaped white corn tortilla chips (54 chips)
1/3
cup crumbled cotija or feta cheese (about 1 1/2 oz)
1/2
ripe medium avocado, pitted, peeled and cut into 54 small slices
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add bell pepper, onions and chile; cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until soft. Remove from skillet; place in medium bowl. Stir in imitation crabmeat, pepper Jack cheese and salsa until well mixed.
  2. Place tortilla chips, hollow side up, on ungreased large cookie sheet. Spoon 1 heaping teaspoon crabmeat mixture into each chip. Top each evenly with cotija cheese.
  3. Bake 6 to 8 minutes or until pepper Jack cheese in crabmeat mixture is melted. Place on serving plate; garnish each with avocado slice.
Makes 54 appetizers
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Kitchen Tips
Use real crabmeat in place of the imitation crabmeat.
Tostaditos [toes stahd EE toes] means "mini tostadas" in Spanish.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Appetizer)
  • Calories 30
    • (Calories from Fat 15),
  • Total Fat 1 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 0g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 85mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 3g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 0g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 0;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.