Classic Vegetarian Black Bean Tostadas

A fantastic vegetarian option, this Black Bean Tostada recipe hits the spot and will leave you full and satisfied. Make it with corn tortillas, and you’ve got yourself an extra-healthy meal!

Black Bean Tostadas

Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 8 corn tortillas
  • 2 15-oz cans black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup hot sauce
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 cup tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 avocado, diced
  • 1 tablespoon onion, minced
  • 1 tablespoon, jalapeños, minced (optional)
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lime juice

Directions

For salsa, combine tomatoes, avocado, onions, jalapeños, salt and lime juice in a small bowl, and set aside.

Combine hot sauce, water and black beans in blender or food processor, and blend until smooth. Heat bean mixture in saucepan on low-medium heat or in microwave-safe bowl for 1 to 2 minutes.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place tortillas on baking sheet or directly on oven rack, and bake for 3 to 5 minutes on each side, or until tortilla is crispy and starts to brown.

Top tortillas with black bean mixture, lettuce and salsa.

Recipe adapted with permission from Healthy You! 14 Days to Quick and Permanent Weight Loss and a Healthier, Happier You.

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Dawna Stone is the author of seven books, a business owner, certified health coach, motivational speaker, and creator of the 5-Day Detox and the 14-Day Clean-Eating Program. Dawna appears regularly on local and national television. She has appeared on the Today show, Martha, MSNBC, HSN, and morning news programs on NBC, CBS, ABC, and Fox. Dawna is a highly sought-after speaker and has done speaking engagements for Chobani, Disney, American Heart Association, Mass Mutual, Wharton Business School, Women’s Entertainment Television, PGA Tour, Super Bowl Leadership Forum, Susan G. Komen, and many more.
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