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Crab and Pepper Jack Tostaditos

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Crab and Pepper Jack Tostaditos
  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Servings 54
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Add spice to a Mexican-themed party by filling bowl-shaped tortilla chips with a zesty mixture of crab, salsa, cheese and avocado.
Updated Jan 27, 2010

Ingredients

  • 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

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Use real crabmeat in place of the imitation crabmeat.
  • tip 2
    Tostaditos [toes stahd EE toes] means "mini tostadas" in Spanish.

Nutrition

30 Calories, 1 1/2g Total Fat, 1g Protein, 3g Total Carbohydrate, 0g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
30
Calories from Fat
15
Total Fat
1 1/2g
2%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
85mg
3%
Potassium
25mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
3g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
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 Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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