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Dr. Dave’s Favorite Corn and Hummus Tostadas

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Dr. Dave’s Favorite Grilled Corn and Hummus Tostadas

Corn tostadas with hummus and avocados! Flavor, protein, and and flair!
Prep Time30 minutes
Course: meal prep
Servings: 4 people


  • 4 medium ears sweet corn husks removed
  • 1 small red onion cut crosswise into 1/2-inch slices
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 8 corn tortillas
  • 1/4 tsp ground chipotle pepper
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 avocado medium ripe, peeled, sliced
  • 1 jalapeño pepper thinly sliced
  • lime wedges optional
  • cilantro leaves optional
  • Mexican hot pepper sauce optional


  • Brush corn and onion with 1 tablespoon oil. Grill corn and onion, covered, over medium-high heat until tender and lightly charred, 5-7 minutes, turning occasionally. Cool slightly.
  • Meanwhile, brush tortillas with remaining oil. Grill, covered, until crisp and lightly browned, 2-3 minutes per side.
  • Cut corn from cobs. Process hummus, chipotle pepper and 2 cups of the cut corn in a food processor until almost smooth. Coarsely chop grilled onion; toss with tomatoes, salt and any remaining corn.
  • Spread hummus mixture over tortillas; top with onion mixture, avocado and jalapeno If desired, serve with limes, cilantro and pepper sauce.

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