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Bean and Tuna Salad Tostadas

bean tuna salad tostadas
  • (16 oz. can) nonfat refried beans
  • (1/3 cup) low-fat milk
  • (2 6 oz. cans) tuna in water, drained
  • (1) tomato, diced
  • (1) fresh jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
  • (1) fresh lime
  • (1/2 cup) shredded lettuce
  • (4) tostada shells
  • (1 cup) salsa
  • (1) ripe avocado, peeled, pitted and sliced

Bean and Tuna Salad Tostadas

Crispy tostada shells topped with warm refried beans, lime tuna salad and creamy avocado slices.

Preparation Time
About 20 minutes
Cook Time
About 10 minutes


  1. 1Place beans in a small pot and place over medium heat. Stream in milk while stirring, cook until beans are warm.
  2. 2In a medium bowl, combine tuna, tomatoes, jalapenos and lime juice. Top each tostada shell with beans, tuna mixture, lettuce and avocado. Serve and enjoy.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 tostada

Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 361
  • Total Fat 11 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 36.1 g
  • Protein 30.8 g
  • Cholesterol 27 mg
  • Sodium 1022 mg
  • Fiber 11.3 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Lunch

Recipe Subcategory: Tacos and Quesadillas

Recipe Ethnicity: Mexican/Southwestern

Dietetic Info:
  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: No

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Fish, Dairy

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.