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“Try this Mexican tostada recipe instead of traditional tacos – ready in less than 30 minutes. Start with Zatarain’s Black Beans and Rice then top tostada shells with cooked chicken and assorted toppings.”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 12 cups water
  • 1 (7 ounce) package ZATARAIN'S® Black Beans and Rice (Substitution -- Reduced Sodium Black Beans and Rice)
  • 2 tablespoons butter (Substitutions -- 2 tablespoons margarine or olive oil)
  • 8 tostadas
  • 2 cups shredded cooked chicken


  1. Mix water, Rice Mix and butter in medium saucepan. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 25 minute or until most of the water is absorbed and rice is tender. Stir occasionally to prevent rice and beans from sticking.
  2. Remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes.
  3. For each tostada shell, top with 1/3 cup rice mixture, 1/4 cup chicken and assorted toppings, if desired.
  4. Cooking tip: Black Beans & Rice Wraps: Use flour tortillas (8-inch) in place of the tostada shells.
  5. Serving Suggestion: Top with assorted toppings, such as shredded cheese, shredded lettuce, chopped avocado, salsa, sour cream and chopped fresh cilantro.
  6. Nutrition information (Amount per serving): Calories: 231, Cholesterol: 42mg, Sodium: 439mg, Protein: 16g, Total Fat: 7g, Fiber: 3g, Carbohydrate: 26.

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