Build Your Own Tostadas

Appetizers & Snacks

Nutrition Facts
Build Your Own Tostadas
Amount Per Serving
Calories 252 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Total Carbohydrates 29g 10%
Dietary Fiber 8g 32%
Protein 6g 12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Ingredients

  • 2 Avocados From Mexico halved, pitted, peeled and diced
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 can 16-ounce refried beans
  • 12 prepared tostada shells from a 4.5-ounce package*
  • Meat and vegetable toppings

Instructions

  1. In a medium-sized bowl, toss avocados with lime juice and salt; set aside. In a small saucepan, over medium-low heat, warm refried beans.
  2. Spread each tostada shell with about 2 tablespoons refried beans, spreading beans to the edges. Spoon about 1/4 cup avocado mixture over beans.
  3. In small bowls, offer toppings such as: shredded barbecued beef or pork, shredded iceberg lettuce, grated Jack cheese, prepared salsa, chopped tomato, sliced green onions, sliced radishes, olives and corn kernels.
  4. *If prepared tostadas are not available, arrange corn tortillas in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake in a 450°F oven until crisp, 3 to 5 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
Build Your Own Tostadas
Amount Per Serving
Calories 252 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Total Carbohydrates 29g 10%
Dietary Fiber 8g 32%
Protein 6g 12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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