Pork and Black Bean Tostadas

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Active Time

20 minutes

Total Time

20 minutes

Serving Size


Looking for a little crunch? These super-simple tostadas can please even the pickiest of eaters.


  • 1 lb fully cooked pork roast (or butt)
  • 1 (15-oz) can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 6 tostada shells
  • ¾ cup crema (or sour cream)
  • 1 teaspoon chipotle pepper sauce (+ more if desired)
  • 1 ½ cups shredded lettuce
  • 1 cup fresh diced tomatoes
  • ½ cup salsa verde
  • 1 cup queso fresco


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Microwave pork on HIGH for 2–3 minutes or until hot. Drain and rinse beans. Shred pork with 2 forks.
  2. Arrange shells on baking sheet. Stir together crema and chipotle sauce in small bowl. Spread 2 tablespoons chipotle crema dip in center of each shell; top with even amounts beans and pork. Bake 5–7 minutes until tostadas are crispy.
  3. Top tostadas with lettuce, tomatoes, salsa, and queso fresco. Serve.

Nutritional information

Amount per ⅙ recipe serving: CALORIES 420kcal, TOTAL FAT 25g, SAT FAT 11g, TRANS FAT 0g, CHOLESTEROL 80mg, SODIUM 900mg, CARB 22g, FIBER 0g, TOTAL SUGARS 4g (Incl. 0g Added Sugars), PROTEIN 26g, VITAMIN D 6%, CALCIUM 15%, IRON 10%, POTASSIUM 2%