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A black bean tostadas topped with strawberry salsa and a avocado on a white plate.
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Black Bean Tostadas with Strawberry Salsa

These Black Bean Tostadas with Strawberry Salsa are an easy summer-flavored family dinner that can be made in less then 20 minutes! 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican

Ingredients

Tostadas

  • 6 corn tostadas
  • 1 15- ounce can refried black beans
  • 1 cup strawberry salsa
  • 1/2 avocado thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup cotija cheese
  • 2 wedges lime optional
  • hot sauce optional – for grown-ups
  • For Tostadas

Strawberry Salsa

  • 1 pound strawberries hulled and finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup cilantro finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons red onion finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1 lime juiced

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • In a medium bowl, add in the strawberries, cilantro, red onion, garlic and lime juice and gently mix until incorporated. Place in fridge until ready to use.
  • In a small saucepan, heat the refried black beans on medium-low heat until warm, stirring occasionally.
  • Lay tostadas on baking sheet and heat for 5-7 minutes until warm.
  • To assemble the tostadas, spread 2 tablespoons black beans onto each tostadas, spoon 2 tablespoons strawberry salsa on top, lay 2-3 pieces of avocado (chunks work better for smaller kiddos, squeeze on a little lime juice and sprinkle with cotija cheese. Add hot sauce for grown-ups if you like.
  • Serve and enjoy.

Notes

  • Note about Cotija Cheese – if you can’t find Cotija cheese, you can also use feta or romano cheese.
  • Note about Tostadas – you can also use regular taco shells or your favorite tortillas in this recipes as well.