Pinto Bean Tostadas Recipe
Pinto Bean Tostadas
Pinto Bean Tostadas are a great way to enjoy a delicious healthy meal. Ready-to-go pinto beans and crispy corn tortillas make it easy to make a healthy meal. Chili powder kicks up the fun, making this a popular pick for vegetarians and meat-eaters alike.
This meal is also ideal for individuals trying to reduce weight. Pinto beans are an excellent source of protein and fiber, essential for weight loss. As a result, Pinto Bean Tostadas are a delicious and nutritious option for anyone looking to enjoy a healthy meal.
¼ cup Soured cream
¾ tsp grated Lime zest
¼ teaspoon Cumin powder
½ teaspoon of Salt
2 tbsp. Canola oil, divided
2 minced Garlic cloves
2 Cans (15 oz. each) of washed and drained pinto beans
1–2 tsp Spicy pepper sauce
1 tsp. Chili powder
6 Corn tortillas (6 inches)
2 cups Chopped lettuce
½ cup Salsa
¾ cup Feta or queso fresco crumbled
Slices of lime
Combine sour cream, lime zest, cumin, and ¼ teaspoon salt in a small bowl. Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.
- Cook and add garlic. Stir for 45 seconds, or until garlic is aromatic. Heat through, stirring the beans, pepper sauce, chili powder, and remaining salt periodically.
Brush the leftover oil on both sides of the tortillas. Preheat a large skillet to medium-high. Cook, in two batches, until lightly browned and crisp, about 2-3 minutes per side.
- To serve, layer beans, lettuce, salsa, sour cream mixture, and cheese on tostada shells. With lime wedges on the side.