Makes: 4 servings Prep Time: 30 minutes


  • 1/2 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 1 can (10 ounces) diced tomatoes and green chiles, undrained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (16 ounces) refried beans, warmed
  • 8 tostada shells
  • Optional toppings: shredded reduced-fat Mexican cheese blend, shredded lettuce, salsa and sour cream


  1. In a large skillet, cook and crumble beef over medium-high heat until no longer pink, 4-6 minutes. Stir in tomatoes; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, until liquid is almost evaporated, 6-8 minutes. Stir in black beans; heat through.
  2. To serve, spread refried beans over tostada shells. Top with beef mixture; add toppings as desired.

Nutrition Facts:

2 tostadas: 392 calories, 14g fat (4g saturated fat), 35mg cholesterol, 1011mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 10g fiber), 23g protein.

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