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Basic Tostadas

Prep time 5 mins
Cook time 15 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 tostada)

Ingredients

  • 4 (6-inch) corn tortillas
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 (15-ounce) can no-salt-added black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 (1.25-ounce) package 40%-less-sodium taco seasoning (about 2 tablespoons)
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 cup pre-shredded lettuce
  • 1 cup refrigerated salsa
  • 1/4 cup (1 ounce) shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese

Nutrition Information

  • calories 189
  • caloriesfromfat 11 %
  • fat 2.4 g
  • satfat 1.1 g
  • monofat 0.2 g
  • polyfat 0.5 g
  • protein 10.1 g
  • carbohydrate 34.2 g
  • fiber 8 g
  • cholesterol 5 mg
  • iron 2.3 mg
  • sodium 646 mg
  • calcium 151 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 400º.

  2. Place tortillas on a baking sheet. Coat tortillas on both sides with cooking spray. Bake at 400º for 12 minutes or until crisp; set aside.

  3. Combine black beans, taco seasoning, and water in a medium saucepan; mash with a potato masher. Cook over medium heat 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring often.

  4. Place tortillas on individual serving plates; spread black bean mixture evenly over tortillas. Top each serving with 1/4 cup lettuce, 1/4 cup salsa, and 1 tablespoon cheese.

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