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Black Bean Tostadas


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Black Bean Tostadas

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 308kcal


  • Grapeseed or vegetable oil , for frying
  • 12 gluten-free corn tortillas
  • 1 recipe Refried Black Beans (without the cheese)
  • ½ head iceburg lettuce , thinly sliced
  • Kosher salt and black pepper , to taste
  • ¼ recipe Pico de Gallo
  • 8 ounces queso fresco or Monterey jack cheese , crumbled or grated (optional)


  • Preheat the oven to 250ºF. Line a baking sheet with paper towels.
  • Pour enough oil in a large skillet to reach ¼-inch. Heat over medium heat until the oil sizzles but does not smoke.
  • Add 1 tortilla at a time and fry until golden brown, about 30 seconds. (The oil should sizzle immediately, if not the oil is not hot enough.) Flip and fry the other side until golden brown.
  • Transfer to the paper towel-lined baking sheet and keep warm in the oven until all the tortillas are fried.
  • Heat the refried black beans. Season the lettuce with salt and pepper.
  • To serve, layer the fried tortillas with the refried black beans, lettuce, some Pico de Gallo and crumbled cheese.


Nutrition Facts
Black Bean Tostadas
Amount Per Serving
Calories 308 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 26mg9%
Sodium 1020mg43%
Potassium 209mg6%
Carbohydrates 39g13%
Fiber 8g32%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 703IU14%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 297mg30%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Gluten Free & More are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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