Delicioso! Heart-healthy Bean Tostadas

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Craving Mexican food, but staying away from sodium and trans-fats? These heart-healthy bean tostadas will satisfy without ingredients that are bad for your heart. These tostadas are rich in protein, vegetables and best of all — flavor.

Bean Tostadas
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Servings4people
Cook Time15minutes
Cook Time
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Ingredients
  • 4 each corn tortillas
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 15 ounce can of no-salt-added pinto beans
  • 1 tablespoon jalapeno minced
  • 1/4 cup red onion finely diced
  • 2 each green onions thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1/2 head iceberg lettuce shredded
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrots
  • 4 tablespoons no-salt-added pico de gallo
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • Pinch black pepper
Instructions
  1. Heat oven to 425 F. Lightly brush lime juice on corn tortillas and place in the oven on a baking sheet. Bake until just crisp, about 8 minutes, flipping tortillas over after about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and allow tortillas to cool and harden.
  2. Lightly spray non-stick oil to a medium non-stick pan. Place on low heat. Add jalapeno and red onion and saute until just soft, 3-5 minutes.
  3. Add pinto beans, cumin, chili powder and pepper to taste, then mash ingredients together.
  4. Layer beans, shredded lettuce, carrots, tomatoes, green onion and pico de gallo onto each crisp corn tortilla.
Recipe Notes

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Ingredients
  • 4 each corn tortillas
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 15 ounce can of no-salt-added pinto beans
  • 1 tablespoon jalapeno minced
  • 1/4 cup red onion finely diced
  • 2 each green onions thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1/2 head iceberg lettuce shredded
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrots
  • 4 tablespoons no-salt-added pico de gallo
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • Pinch black pepper
Instructions
  1. Heat oven to 425 F. Lightly brush lime juice on corn tortillas and place in the oven on a baking sheet. Bake until just crisp, about 8 minutes, flipping tortillas over after about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and allow tortillas to cool and harden.
  2. Lightly spray non-stick oil to a medium non-stick pan. Place on low heat. Add jalapeno and red onion and saute until just soft, 3-5 minutes.
  3. Add pinto beans, cumin, chili powder and pepper to taste, then mash ingredients together.
  4. Layer beans, shredded lettuce, carrots, tomatoes, green onion and pico de gallo onto each crisp corn tortilla.
Recipe Notes

For more heart-healthy recipes from around the world, download the Deliciously Different eBook

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