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Quick & easy, these Simple Black Bean Tostadas are 100% vegan! Topped with a chunky avocado salsa and chipotle mayo!

Quick & easy, these Simple Black Bean Tostadas are 100% vegan! Topped with a chunky avocado salsa and chipotle mayo | ThisSavoryVegan.com

What’s better than a taco night at home? A TOSTADA night at home 🎉 And these Simple Black Bean Tostadas are not only super easy, they are also totally tasty! Using pre-made tostada shells takes out a lot of the work when making these – just heat them up in the oven or air fryer. The black beans require just a few ingredients and the avocado salsa adds so much flavor. These are a great weeknight vegan dinner idea!

Step One: Make the Black Beans

Even though these black beans are simple, they pack so much flavor! Here is what you need to make them:

  • avocado oil
  • yellow onion
  • canned black beans 
  • taco seasoning

Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and cook down for a couple minutes. Pour in the beans, taco seasoning and a little bit of water. Cook for 5-7 minutes, or until the beans are heated through and the onion is tender. Gently smash some of the beans before serving – add more water if the beans start to dry out.

Quick & easy, these Simple Black Bean Tostadas are 100% vegan! Topped with a chunky avocado salsa and chipotle mayo | ThisSavoryVegan.com

Step Two: Make the Avocado Salsa

Possibly an unpopular opinion, but…I HATE when restaurants or recipes over-mash their guacamole. I am a chunky guac girl all day long. And this avocado salsa is like a mix between a pico and guac. You get the best of both worlds.

Quick & easy, these Simple Black Bean Tostadas are 100% vegan! Topped with a chunky avocado salsa and chipotle mayo | ThisSavoryVegan.com

Here is what you need:

  • avocados 
  • cherry tomatoes 
  • jalapeño 
  • cilantro
  • cumin
  • salt & pepper
  • lime juice

Add all of the ingredients to a bowl and mix to combine. Taste, adjust the seasonings as needed and set aside.

Quick & easy, these Simple Black Bean Tostadas are 100% vegan! Topped with a chunky avocado salsa and chipotle mayo | ThisSavoryVegan.com

Step Three: Assemble & Serve

To assemble, heat the tostada shells in the oven or air fryer. Layer each tostada shell with beans, cabbage, avocado salsa and chipotle mayo (this is just a mix of vegan mayo, chipotle peppers & lime juice). Sprinkle with more cilantro and serve with lime wedges on the side.

Quick & easy, these Simple Black Bean Tostadas are 100% vegan! Topped with a chunky avocado salsa and chipotle mayo | ThisSavoryVegan.com

You get crunchy shells, seasoned beans and fresh avocado salsa. The chipotle mayo adds a little kick. Basically you get everything you need in one bite!

Quick & easy, these Simple Black Bean Tostadas are 100% vegan! Topped with a chunky avocado salsa and chipotle mayo | ThisSavoryVegan.com
Quick & easy, these Simple Black Bean Tostadas are 100% vegan! Topped with a chunky avocado salsa and chipotle mayo | ThisSavoryVegan.com

Simple Black Bean Tostadas

Servings: 8 tostadas
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Quick & easy, these Simple Black Bean Tostadas are 100% vegan! Topped with a chunky avocado salsa and chipotle mayo!
5 from 5 ratings

Ingredients

FOR THE BLACK BEANS

FOR THE AVOCADO SALSA

FOR THE CHIPOTLE MAYO

FOR SERVING

  • 8 tostada shells
  • shredded cabbage
  • cilantro, lime wedges optional, for serving

Equipment

Instructions
 

  • Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and cook down for a couple minutes. Pour in the beans, taco seasoning and a little bit of water. Cook for 5-7 minutes, or until the beans are heated through and the onion is tender. Gently smash some of the beans before serving – add more water if the beans start to dry out.
  • Meanwhile, add all of the avocado salsa ingredients to a bowl and mix to combine. Taste and adjust the seasonings as needed. Set aside.
  • Add the chipotle mayo ingredients to a bowl and mix to combine. Set aside.
  • To assemble, heat the tostada shells in the oven or air fryer. Layer each tostada shell with beans, cabbage, avocado salsa and chipotle mayo. Sprinkle with more cilantro and serve with lime wedges on the side.

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Notes

  • For a lighter version of the chipotle mayo, use non-dairy yogurt.
Calories: 341kcal, Carbohydrates: 36g, Protein: 9g, Fat: 19g
Cuisine: Mexican
Course: Main Course
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Quick & easy, these Simple Black Bean Tostadas are 100% vegan! Topped with a chunky avocado salsa and chipotle mayo | ThisSavoryVegan.com