Ten Minute Tostadas

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These quick tostadas are delicious. Vegetarian refried beans are sold in most supermarkets.

Yields: Serves 2

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1 can (15 ounces) fat-free vegetarian refried beans

2 corn tortillas

1-2 green onions, sliced

2 cups thinly sliced romaine lettuce or prewashed salad mix

1 medium tomato, chopped

1/4 avocado, sliced (optional)

3 T salsa

PER SERVING: 272 calories; 2 g fat; 0.3 g saturated fat; 6.6% calories from fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 14.7 g protein; 52.2 g carbohydrate; 6.5 g sugar; 14.2 g fiber; 1071 mg sodium; 142 mg calcium; 4.1 mg iron; 27.4 mg vitamin C; 2369 mcg beta-carotene; 1.9 mg vitamin E


Heat the refried beans in a small saucepan or in a microwave until very hot.

Warm the tortillas, one at a time, in a dry skillet over medium heat. Flip the tortilla from side to side until crispy. Transfer to a plate.

Spread each tortilla with half of the beans. Top with the green onions, lettuce, tomato, and optional avocado. Top with salsa.

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