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Spicy bean & avocado tostados

Spicy bean & avocado tostados

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Get the kids involved in making this easy veggie Mexican buffet with healthy beans and avocado

  • Easily doubled
  • Easily halved
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal355
fat4g
saturates4g
carbs43g
sugars3g
fibre4g
protein16g
salt2.35g
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Ingredients

  • 4 flour tortillas
  • 400g can refried beans
  • big pinch cayenne pepper
  • 200g can kidney beans in water, rinsed
  • 2 handfuls cherry tomatoes , quartered
  • 50g cheddar
  • 1 green chilli , thinly sliced
  • 1 avocado , halved, stoned and sliced
  • handful coriander leaves, to serve

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat grill to medium-high. Put 2 tortillas onto a large baking sheet, then grill for 2 mins. In a bowl, mix the refried beans, cayenne pepper, kidney beans and cherry tomatoes, then divide half the mix between the tortillas. Scatter with half of the cheese and half of the sliced chilli, then grill again until the cheese melts. Lift onto plates and top with half of the avocado and coriander to serve. Repeat with the remaining tortillas.

RECIPE TIPS
REFRIED BEANS AREN’T FRIED?

Refried beans aren’t fried at all – they’re superhealthy pinto beans simply boiled down with spices and seasoning.

Goes well with

Recipe from May 2007, May 2007

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Rating: 4 out of 5.13 ratings
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