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easy vegan chickpea tostadas

Easy Vegan Chipotle Chickpea Tostadas

An easy and delicious tostada recipe made with a chickpea mash base and topped with your favorite taco or burrito toppings.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 6 people
Calories 192 kcal


  • 2 cans chickpeas drained
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 2 tbsp chopped tomato about 1/2 of a small tomato
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • lemon juice of 1/2 large or one small
  • cup chopped cilantro
  • 12 tostada shells these can be made in the oven or purchased premade


  • Heat a skillet over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and olive oil.
  • Cook onion until it starts to get soft and translucent (this takes 5-8 minutes). Then add garlic. Cook until it is fragrant.
  • Add the vegetable broth, chickpeas, cumin, tomato, cayenne, paprika, and salt. Cover and let simmer for about 5 minutes.
  • Mash the mixture with a potato masher or use an immersion blender.
  • Stir in the cilantro and lemon juice.
  • Serve on tostadas and top with guacamole, salsa, lettuce, chopped tomatoes or any other toppings!


Serving: 1gCalories: 192kcalCarbohydrates: 25gProtein: 2gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 3gSodium: 576mgPotassium: 128mgFiber: 2gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 209IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 36mgIron: 1mg
Keyword chickpea tostada, chipotle chickpea tostada, easy vegan tostada, meatless tostada, vegan tostada
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