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Easy Refried Black Bean Tostadas

Easy, vegetarian refried black bean tostadas are ready in 10 minutes or less for a quick, weekday meal!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Easy Refried Black Bean Tostadas
Servings: 12 small tostadas
Calories: 208kcal
Author: Marisa


  • 16 oz. refried black beans vegetarian
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 4 t. lime juice
  • 5.3 oz. plain, nonfat Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 t. garlic powder
  • 1/4 t. ground cumin
  • 1/4 t. ground cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 t. coarse sea salt
  • 3/4 cup lowfat Mexican style cheese, shredded divided among tostadas
  • 3/4 cup salsa divided among tostadas
  • 2 cups Romaine lettuce, finely chopped divided among tostadas
  • 6 T. green onions, chopped divided among tostadas
  • 1 avocado, diced divided among tostadas
  • chipotle hot sauce to taste
  • 12 whole wheat tortillas small


  • Add black beans, water and three teaspoons of lime juice to food processor bowl and process until smooth. Mix Greek yogurt with spices and set aside. Chop onions and lettuce. Dice avocado; toss with remaining teaspoon of lime juice and salt to taste. 

    Set oven to broil. Place tortillas on baking sheet. Spread ~ 1/4 cup of black bean spread on tortilla and sprinkle with 1/8 cup of shredded cheese. Broil in oven until cheese is melted. Remove each tostada to a plate and top with 1/8 cup salsa, 1/2 cup lettuce, 1 T. green onions, and 1-2 T. spicy yogurt. Sprinkle tostada with avocado and hot sauce to taste. 


Spice level is mild - medium, but may be adjusted for taste. 


Calories: 208kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 560mg | Potassium: 280mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 800IU | Vitamin C: 3.5mg | Calcium: 118mg | Iron: 2.1mg