Nopales Tostadas

Treat your family to a meatless Mexican dinner with these nopales tostadas - ready in 30 minutes.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

1
tablespoon olive oil
1
garlic clove, finely chopped
3
tablespoons white onion, finely chopped
1
can (16 oz ) refried black beans
1
package (4.5 oz) tostadas (12 tostadas)
1
jar (15 oz) Nopales strips in brine, drained
2
Roma tomatoes diced, (1 cup)
1/2
cup red onion, finely chopped
1
large ripe avocado, cut into 24 slices
3/4
cup crumbled Cotija cheese
1/4
cup finely chopped fresh cilantro
Salsa, if desired
Mexican style cream, if desired
  • 1 Heat oil in skillet over medium high heat. Stir in onions; cook about 2 to 3 minutes or until soft. Stir in refried beans. Cook for 2 to 3minutes until hot, stirring occasionally. Let cool for 5 to 10 minutes, to keep tostadas from getting too soft.
  • 2 To assemble tostadas: Spread 2 tablespoons refried bean mixture on each shell; top with 2 tablespoons nopales, 1 rounded tablespoon tomatoes, 1 scant tablespoon red onion, 2 slices avocado, and 1 tablespoon queso cotija. Sprinkle with cilantro.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
140
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
310mg
310%;
Total Carbohydrate
14g
14%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.