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Refried Bean Tostadas

Refried bean tostadas are a simple yet delicious meal that uses up leftover beans.

Course lunch
Cuisine latin american, Mexican
Keyword bean tostadas, refried bean tostadas, tostadas
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 214 kcal
Author Carissa


  • 3 1/2 cups pinto beans
  • 1/2 cup bean broth
  • 1 tbsp bacon grease
  • 8 tortillas


  1. Heat up the bacon grease in a pot over medium heat.

  2. Once the grease is hot add the beans and the broth.

  3. Cook for a couple of minutes then start mashing them. Mash them up to your desired consistency.

  4. Let the beans simmer for 10 minutes.

  5. Heat up a skillet over medium heat.

  6. When hot add a corn tortilla and cook it for about 3 minutes on each side.

  7. Repeat when the remaining tortillas.

  8. Spread the beans and desired toppings on the tostadas.

  9. Serve the tostadas and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Refried Bean Tostadas
Amount Per Serving
Calories 214 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 2mg1%
Sodium 268mg12%
Potassium 372mg11%
Carbohydrates 35g12%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 31IU1%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 66mg7%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.