Vegetarian Tostados With Avocado and Cheese

“Imagine tostados as a kind of Mexican pizza. The tortillas are baked until crisp and topped with a delectable mound of tempting, low calorie ingredients. This would be wonderful as a light lunch....or a nice first course at a Mexican dinner, in place of a regular salad.”
READY IN:
31mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Brush tortillas lightly on both sides with 11/2 tsp of the oil. Place on baking sheet and bake until crisp and golden, about 6 - 8 minutes.
  3. In small bowl, combine the remaining 1 tbsp oil with the vinegar, salt, pepper, and 1 tbsp plus 1 tsp water.
  4. Whisk or beat with a fork until well blended.
  5. In medium bowl, toss the lettuce, tomato and jalapeno pepper.
  6. Pour vinaigrette over the salad and toss.
  7. Spread 1 tbsp of the refried beans over each tortilla.
  8. Spread 2 tbsps of the mashed avocado over the beans on each tostada.
  9. Tops with the salad and garnish with the cheese, olive slices, and onions rings.

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