Smack-It Black Bean and Avocado Tostadas

(Plant based, No fat - Esselstyn - option)


1 cup cooked black beans, drained and rinsed
1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
1/4 cup (packed) cilantro, chopped
Juice of one lime
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
1 avocado, peeled, pitted and chopped
1 teaspoon ground cumin
4 whole grain corn tortillas
½ cup shredded cheese (cheddar, Mexican or mozzarella) or cheese substitute (see recipe)
4 smacks of PepperSmack™ pepper paste (size of smack depends on heat tolerance)
10 cherry tomatoes quartered



Preheat oven to 350?.  In a bowl, combine black beans, pepper, onion, cilantro, lime juice and salt.  Gently fold in avacado.

Place tortillas on a baking sheet sprayed with non-stick cooking sray.  Sprinkle with cumin.  Divide cheese or cheese substitute evenly between tortillas.  Bake five minutes or until cheese or cheese substitute has melted. Spread PepperSmack™  evenly on Tortillas.  Top with black bean/avocado mixture, cherry tomatoes and serve.
Great with corn on the cob as a side dish.

Makes 4 Tostadas