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Bean and Nacho Cheese Tostadas

Something quick to make for your family. Meatless, yummy, and hearty.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 6
Calories: 201kcal


  • 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.
  • Enjoy!


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