Black Bean Tostadas

These black bean tostadas are so easy to make and absolutely delicious. They use affordable ingredients and the whole family will love them for an after school meal.




Health Benefit:

Black beans are a great source of fiber and protein to help keep you fuller for longer. Avocado contains healthy fats that support the heart and brain.

  • Frying pan
  • 1 small tortilla, corn or whole wheat
  • ¼ cup black beans
  • ¼ white onion
  • 1 clove garlic
  • ¼ cup shredded cheese
  • ¼ avocado, sliced
  • Hot sauce of choice (optional)

You can substitute any type of cheese, and/or add your favorite spices as you see fit! You can also omit avocado and/or hot sauce for other toppings.

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

Saute onions and garlic in a pan over low heat until fragrant, about 5 minutes

Step 2
Drain and rinse one can of black beans
Step 3

Mash with a fork before adding to the pan; Add to pan and mix to combine

Step 4

Sprinkle cheese over tortilla and lightly toast; Spoon on black bean mixture

Step 5

Add sliced avocado and hot sauce on top; Serve!