Veggie-Tostados

Veggie Tostados

Tostados are a fun mix of tacos and pizza. You can top them with any veggies you like! Crunchy tostado shells are often sold near the taco shells in the international foods aisle, or you can use soft tortillas. This recipe comes to us from registered dietitian Allison of the gluten-free meal planning website PrepDish.

Food for Thought: Cilantro is a leafy green herb used in many Latin American and Asian recipes. Some people love its fresh flavor, but others think it tastes like soap! If you don’t like the taste, you might not be a picky eater. Scientists recently discovered that the flavor we taste from cilantro is determined by our genes.

Adult: Pre-heat oven to 400 F. Place corn tortillas on baking sheet & toast for 5 minutes. Remove from oven and cool.
Together: Cut veggies: chop lettuce (or tear), chop tomato, chop green onion, finely chop cilantro, slice avocados.
Together: To serve, spread each tortilla with ~2-3T refried beans & top with 1-2T shredded cheese. Place back in oven for 5 minutes.
Kid: Top tostados w/ chopped lettuce, tomato, green onion, cilantro & avocado as desired.

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