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Vegetarian Black Bean Tostadas

Yields1 ServingPrep Time15 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time30 mins

Vegetarian Black Bean Tostadas are the answer to a quick, easy & delicious meal Mexican inspired meal.

Vegetarian Black Bean Tostadas are the answer to a quick, easy & delicious meal! Get the recipe on

 6 (5-inch) corn tortillas
 vegetable oil
Perfect Refried Beans (from this recipe or 1 (15 ounce can) refried beans
 2 avocados
 1/3 cup diced red or yellow onion
 juice from 1 lime
 garlic salt & pepper to taste
 for optional heat: diced jalapeno
Pico de gallo
 4 vine ripe tomatoes, seeded and diced small
 1/4 cup red or yellow onion, diced small
 a few tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro (to taste)
 juice from 1/2 fresh lime
 garlic salt & pepper to taste
 add some diced jalapeño if you want spice
More toppings
 4 cups shredded cabbage
 sliced radish
 chopped fresh cilantro
 crumbled queso fresco cheese
 sliced jalapeño peppers

'--Fry the tostadas


Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large skillet until hot. Place a tortilla in the pan and cook about a minute until lightly browned. Flip and cook the other side. Transfer to a paper towel lined plate to blot an extra grease. Continue this for all the tortillas, adding more oil as needed to the pan.

Perfect Refried Beans

Use this recipe:


If you are using canned refried beans, heat them up before using them in this recipe.


Mash the avocado and lime juice with a fork. Fold in the onion. Season with garlic salt & pepper to taste.

Pico de gallo

Combine the tomatoes with all the other ingredients and stir to combine.

Assemble the tostadas

Plate the tostadas and top with refried beans, cabbage, guacamole, pico de gallo, radish, cilantro and queso fresco.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 4-6 servings