Main dish, vegetarian

Black Bean Tostadas


Keep this recipe on hand for when you are in need of a quick weeknight dinner. It’s done, start to finish, in only 20 minutes.

black bean tostadas
Prep time 20
Cook Time 20
Total Time 40

Nutritional Information

Makes: 4 Servings
Calories 218kcal
Fat 9g
Saturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 5mg
Sodium 253mg
Carbohydrates 22g
Dietary Fiber 9g
Added sugars 2g
Total sugars 2g
Protein 14g
Potassium 181mg


STEP 1 In a medium bowl, use a potato masher to coarsely mash together black beans, refried beans, cumin and chili powder. Spread the mixture over tostada shells. Sprinkle with lettuce, tomatoes and cheese. Spoon on sour cream and sprinkle with cilantro.
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1 16 oz can no-salt-added black beans, rinsed and drained

1/2 cup canned fat-free refried beans

1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

1/2 teaspoon chili powder

4 corn tostada shells

3/4 cup diced tomatoes

1/4 cup shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese

2 tablespoons snipped fresh cilantro

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