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Quick and Easy Tostadas

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Quick Facts

Servings: 2
Prep Time: 20 min.
Cook Time: 15 min.
Total: 35 min.
Kath Younger
These come together in minutes and make for a satisfying weeknight dinner.


  • 4 corn tortillas
  • 1 cup refried beans (or mashed beans)
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced and diced
  • 1/4 cup enchilada sauce or salsa
  • 1/4 cup pickled jalapeos
  • 1 1/3 cup shredded Monterey jack cheese
  • 2 cups fresh greens
  • Yogurt/sour cream, avocado, cilantro, and salsa for serving


  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Bake tortillas for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and top with refried beans, green bell pepper, sauce or salsa, jalapeos (a few on each), and cheese.
  • Bake for 10 minutes more.
  • Top with greens and any additional toppings you like.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 547
  Calories from Fat 233 (43%)
(40%)Total Fat 26g
(76%)Saturated Fat 15g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
(26%)Cholesterol 77mg
(45%)Sodium 1071mg
(20%)Potassium 694mg
Total Carbohydrate 51g
(46%)Dietary Fiber 11g
Sugars 3g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(59%)Protein 30g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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