Pinto Bean and Couscous Tostadas

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READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by esmerelda smoot

Being a pregnant vegetarian I need quick and easy meals that are healthy and have protein. Here is a great meatless version of a tostada.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium saucepan, combine beans, broth, water, carrot, and crushed red pepper. Bring mixture to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in salsa and couscous. Remove from heat.
  4. Cover and let sit for 5 minutes.
  5. Serve bean-couscous mixture on tostada shells and top with cheese.
  6. If desired, serve with sour cream, lettuce, and/ or additional salsa.

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