Tostadas, Pinto Bean Recipe

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Submitted by gilamonster

Makes 8 servings



Crispy corn tortilla topped with refried beans.

Recipe Ingredients for Tostadas, pinto bean

16 oz can pinto beans
1 clove garlic
1 pinch cumin
1 pinch oregano (Pref Mexican Oregano)
2 tbs onion diced
1 slice low sodium bacon
1 cup low sodium chicken broth
8 corn tortillas
3 cups iceberg lettuce
2 tomato, diced
4 oz fat free cheddar cheese (Kraft Shredded)
4 tbs onion diced

Recipe Directions for Tostadas, pinto bean

  1. If the beans are drained, the sodium level will be less than listed.

  2. Bake corn tortillas at 350 degrees about 20 minutes, until golden brown.

  3. Place bacon in freezer until firm, remove and dice. Place bacon in saucepan and fry until crisp. Drain all grease.

  4. Mince garlic, fine dice onion. Reserve 4 Tbs onion for garnish.

  5. Sautee the 2 Tbs onion and garlic briefly. Drain the beans and add to pan. Add the chicken broth.

  6. Simmer over low heat for one to two hours to blend flavors. Mash beans by hand or use hand held blender. If too dry, add water, if too wet, allow to simmer over very low heat while stirring.

  7. Layer on each tortilla, beans, cheese and lettuce. Garnish with tomatoes and onions.

Categories

Beans, Main Dish, Mexican, Boil

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 169.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
140
Calories from Fat
14
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
1.6g
2%
Saturated Fat
0.4g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
3mg
1%
Sodium
343mg
14%
Potassium
262mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
22.0g
7%
Dietary Fiber
4.7g
19%
Sugars
1.4g
Protein
9.6g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 18% Iron 7%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Low in cholesterol
  • High in calcium
  • High in dietary fiber
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