Summer veg tostadas

Whip up these colourful veggie tostadas in just 30 minutes. Packed with summer veg, they make a flavourful, healthy and low-calorie midweek meal

  • Prep:15 mins
    Cook:15 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 265
  • fat 7g
  • saturates 2g
  • carbs 36g
  • sugars 0g
  • fibre 7g
  • protein 10g
  • salt 0.6g


  • 4 mini tortillas
  • 4 tsp vegetable oil
  • 1 courgette, halved lengthways, quartered then cut into 3cm chunks
  • 198g can sweetcorn, drained
  • ½ tsp smoked paprika
  • 80g cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 spring onions, trimmed and finely sliced
  • 250g frozen peas, defrosted
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • 2 mint sprigs, leaves picked and roughly chopped, plus extra to serve
  • small handful of coriander, roughly chopped
  • 2 limes, 1 juiced, 1 cut into wedges to serve
  • 80g natural yogurt


  1. Heat the oven to 200C/180C fan/ gas 6. Brush the tortillas with 2 tsp of the oil and arrange on two baking trays. Lightly season. Bake for 5 mins, then turn over, rotate the trays and cook for a further 3 mins until crisp and golden. Remove from the oven and set aside to cool.

  2. Meanwhile, heat 1 tsp of the oil in a large frying pan over a medium- high heat. Add the courgette and sweetcorn and cook, stirring a couple of times until they start to colour at the edges, about 6-8 mins. Add the smoked paprika and cook for a further minute. Set aside to cool slightly before tossing in the tomatoes and spring onions, then some seasoning to taste.

  3. Put the peas, garlic, mint, most of the coriander, the lime juice and remaining oil in a mini food processor with some seasoning and pulse until you have a guacamole-like consistency. Add a splash of water if it’s too thick.

  4. To serve, spread each tortilla with the pea dip and top with the veg. Garnish with the remaining coriander and a dollop of yogurt. Serve with lime wedges on the side for squeezing over.

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