Brown rice and beans are the base of this tostada and a Tex-Mex salad is the topper. Serve as an appetizer, side dish or light meal.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
15 mins
total:
15 mins
Servings:
1
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • On a serving plate, layer rice and beans. Top with shredded greens, tomato, onion, carrot, olives, salsa, and sour cream. If desired, garnish with avocado slices. (see Tip)

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Tips

Tip: This recipe is easy and fun to serve a group. Set out bowls of the ingredients and let each person make his or her own "haystack."

Nutrition Facts

264 calories; protein 10g 20% DV; carbohydrates 38g 12% DV; exchange other carbs 2.5; dietary fiber 9g 36% DV; fat 10g 15% DV; saturated fat 1g 5% DV; sodium 438mg 18% DV.