Refried Bean Tostadas With Pica De Gallo
Recipe type: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
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Serves: 4
Vegetarian take on a Mexican favorite.
  • 8 corn tortillas
  • 2 tsp. canola oil
  • 4 plum tomatoes
  • 1 small jalapeno
  • ½ small red onion
  • 2 tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • kosher salt
  • pepper
  • ¼ c. chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 can refried beans
  • shredded lettuce
  1. Heat oven to 425 degrees
  2. Brush tortillas with canola oil.
  3. Place on baking sheets and bake until just crisp, about 8 minutes, flipping halfway through.
  4. Transfer to a paper towel-lined wire rack to cool and harden.
  5. Meanwhile, transfer the refried beans to a microwave-safe bowl, and cook on high until heated through, 1 minute, stirring halfway through.
  6. In a medium bowl, toss together the tomatoes, jalapeno, onion, lime juice, and 1.4 teaspoon each salt and pepper.
  7. Fold in the cilantro.
  8. Top the tostadas with the beans, tomato mixture, and lettuce, if desired.
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