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Feel free to riff on this recipe by adding whatever you have on hand, including lettuce, halved cherry tomatoes, or chopped cucumber.

Kate Washington
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Recipe Summary

total:
25 mins
Yield:
Serves 4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a frying pan, warm oil over medium heat. Add garlic, onion, and red pepper and cook, stirring occasionally, until onion is softened, 8 to 10 minutes. Stir in ground chile and cumin and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.

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  • Drain beans, reserving their liquid, and add to pan along with about 1/2 cup liquid. Stir and mash until beans form a slightly chunky purée and are heated through, about 3 minutes.

  • To assemble tostadas, top each shell with 1/2 cup bean mixture, a few radishes, avocado slices, and cheese. Serve with lime wedges and salsa and/or sour cream.

  • *Find in Latino markets and well-stocked grocery stores.

Nutrition Facts

541 calories; calories from fat 41%; protein 22g; fat 25g; saturated fat 7.4g; carbohydrates 62g; fiber 22g; sodium 1256mg; cholesterol 21mg.
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