These vegetarian-friendly tostadas are quick-and-easy to prepare and a must have for your next gathering!

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
15 mins
total:
25 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place tostada shells on a baking sheet. Bake for 3 to 5 minutes or until warm. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, combine beans, salsa and seasoning blend. Use a potato masher (or fork) to coarsely mash the mixture. Divide bean mixture among tostada shells, spreading evenly. Top with 1/2 cup cheese.

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  • Bake about 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Top tostadas with shredded lettuce, chopped tomato and, if desired, sprinkle with the remaining 1/4 cup cheese and serve with lime wedges.

Tips

Tip: Look for a salsa with 100 mg or less sodium per serving.

Nutrition Facts

230 calories; protein 12g 24% DV; carbohydrates 33g 11% DV; exchange other carbs 2; dietary fiber 8g 32% DV; sugars 2g; fat 6g 9% DV; saturated fat 3g 15% DV; cholesterol 10mg 3% DV; vitamin a iu 631IU 13% DV; vitamin c 4mg 7% DV; folate 4mcg 1% DV; calcium 161mg 16% DV; iron 1mg 6% DV; potassium 283mg 8% DV; sodium 660mg 26% DV.