Bean and Nacho Cheese Tostadas
Something quick to make for your family. Meatless, yummy, and hearty.
- 6 to stadas
- 3/4 cup pinto beans cooked and mashed
- 1/2 cup shredded lettuce
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 2 tablespoons flour
- 1 cup milk
- 1 tablespoon ground cumin
- 1 roasted red pepper finely diced
- 1/4 cup shredded cheddar
- salt and pepper
- Optional Toppings:
- Pickled Jalapenos
- Additional Mezzetta Red Peppers
In a small pan, add the butter and flour. Combine until it begins to bubble. Slowly add milk. Whisk constantly. Add cumin, salt, and pepper. Continue whisking until it is thick, and there are no lumps. Add cheddar and stir until it is melted.
To assemble: Place tostada on a plate, add bean spread, lettuce, additional red peppers (if using), and cheese sauce. Top with jalapenos, if using.
Calories: 201kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 19mg | Sodium: 275mg | Potassium: 221mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 305IU | Vitamin C: 3.2mg | Calcium: 114mg | Iron: 1.6mg