Easy and Delicious Lentil and Veggie Tostadas Recipe

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Easy and Delicious Lentil and Veggie Tostadas Recipe
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
40mins
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Recipe by Administrator
Published on February 22, 2024

This recipe combines the heartiness of lentils with the freshness of veggies, all piled high on a crispy tostada shell. It's a perfect meal for a quick weeknight dinner or a fun weekend brunch. These tostadas are not only tasty but also packed with nutrients, making it a great choice for a wholesome and satisfying meal.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cooked lentils
  • 1 bell pepper, diced
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1/2 cup corn kernels
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 tostada shells
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheese (optional)

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, sauté the bell pepper and onion until softened.
  2. Add the cooked lentils, tomato, corn, cumin, chili powder, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Cook for another 5 minutes.
  3. Heat the tostada shells in the oven until crispy.
  4. Top each tostada shell with the lentil and veggie mixture.
  5. Add avocado, cilantro, and shredded cheese on top.
  6. Serve hot and enjoy!

Interesting Facts

  • Lentils are a great source of plant-based protein and fiber.
  • Tostadas are a traditional Mexican dish made with crispy corn tortillas.
  • Adding avocado to your tostadas provides healthy fats and creaminess.