Light Bean and Cheese Tostada

Total Time
7mins
Prep
5 mins
Cook
2 mins

This is a yummy, yummy light meal. I developed this to counteract my Mexican cravings on Weight Watchers. It is 4 points according to the Recipe Builder. Top it with salsa, which is free, or add some sour cream. Just make sure you count the extra points.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Spray a baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray.
  3. Spread refried beans on tortilla, like pizza sauce on a pizza.
  4. Sprinkle seasonings on beans.
  5. Top with cheese.
  6. Bake until tortilla is crispy, about 2-2 1/2 minutes.
  7. Serve with salsa, if desired.
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5 5

This was terrific! Following eebrag's lead, I topped the refried beans with salsa, then sprinkled on the cheese (I used both mozzarella and a mexican-blend), and baked at 350F for 10 minutes. The edges were crispy but the majority of the tortilla stayed soft; very nice texture and excellent taste. I am sure that this easy meal will become a regular for me when I need something just for myself. Thanks for posting!

5 5

This is so quick and easy, I've made it several times now for lunch. Nowadays I usually add salsa on top of the beans & seasonings but before sprinkling with the cheese, then bake it with the salsa. Unless I'm in a hurry, I use a lower temperature--325F and cook it a bit longer--about 10 min. It comes out a bit softer that way, which is how I like it best.