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
- 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.
- To serve, spread refried beans over tostada shells. Top with beef mixture; add toppings as desired.
2 tostadas: 392 calories, 14g fat (4g saturated fat), 35mg cholesterol, 1011mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 10g fiber), 23g protein.
Original source: https://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/black-bean-and-beef-tostadas/