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Heart Healthy Recipe: Avocado & Black Bean Tostadas

Avocado & Black Bean Tostadas

Serves 6

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Avocado Cream:

  • 1 ripe avocado
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro, rough chopped
  • salt & pepper to taste


  • 1 cup fresh tomato, diced
  • ½ cup black beans, rinsed and drained
  • ½ cup corn, fresh or roasted
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 1 dash hot sauce
  • salt & pepper to taste


To Make the Avocado Cream:

  1. Mash the avocado in a bowl with a fork.
  2. Add the sour cream, lime juice, and cilantro.
  3. Stir well and mix to form a cream.
  4. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside.

To Make the Salsa:

  1. In another bowl, combine the tomato, black beans, corn, scallions, and hot sauce.
  2. Mix well and season with salt and pepper.

To Assemble the Tostadas:

  1. Put a small dollop of the avocado cream on each tostada, then top with the salsa. Enjoy!

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