Saturday, June 13, 2020

Smashed Avocado, Black Bean, and Corn Tostadas with Chipotle Crema

I know one fashion to brand Mon improve…these tostadas. Crispy corn tortillas, freshly fried inward a skillet as well as sprinkled alongside flaky ocean table salt, the near refreshing corn too dark bean salsa alongside lime and cilantro, smashed avocado, a chipotle drizzle, in addition to more than sliced avocado on elevation…because we tin never take enough.

This salsa is incredibly simple too fresh. No grilling of the corn is necessary (although it would live delicious), simply sometimes I just love raw, fresh corn right off the cob. It’s and then full of texture together with sweetness. I’1000 putting it inwards every summertime meal I can.
I’m typically a taco over tostada sort of girl. I rarely always brand tostadas, only this recipe has me asking myself why the heck not?! SO darn skillful. I actually lightly pan fried the tortillas inward a fiddling fossil oil and they become super crispy together with delicious. I have tried baking them, but it really doesn’t yield the same result. You aren’t deep frying here, but using a couple tablespoons of olive rock oil or veg crude.

In my globe, at that place is never as well much avocado. The avocado smasher on these tostadas is pretty much a version of guac, only I added a niggling cumin too chili pulverization for flavour. Then, I topped these alongside more than sliced avocado. I think yous become the film.
Can’t forget virtually the chipotle crema. I brand a version of this oft with tacos or burrito bowls. Instead of using sour cream, I role Greek yogurt to lighten it upwardly. I like the tartness mixed alongside the smoky chipotle in addition to tangy lime. I similar things spicy, and so I used ii tablespoons of the chipotle in adobo sauce, only yous tin can purpose one if you lot similar things mild.
These would be perfect for meatless Monday, AND taco Tuesday of grade. Margaritas and chips together with guac always take their place, as well. Serious dream meal. I know I enjoin this all the time, but I could actually swallow Mexican food every unmarried twenty-four hours.


Smashed Avocado, Black Bean, too Corn Tostadas amongst Chipotle Crema





Prep Time 25 minutes

Cook Time xv minutes

Total Time xl minutes

Servings 4 -vi

Author Molly (Spices in My deoxyribonucleic acid)


  • For the SALSA:

  • i
    fifteen oz. can black beans, drained in addition to rinsed

  • ane
    blood-red bell pepper, diced

  • 1
    grape tomatoes, diced

  • two
    ears of corn, cutting off the cob

  • ii
    scallions, thinly sliced

  • juice of ii limes

  • 1/4
    chopped cilantro

  • i/4

  • one/four

  • ane
    olive oil

  • For the AVOCADO SMASH:

  • ane-ii

  • juice of ane lime

  • i
    garlic, minced

  • one/four

  • one/iv
    chili pulverization

  • i/four
    common salt


  • ane/2
    manifestly Greek yogurt

  • juice of i lime

  • 2
    of the sauce from a tin can of chipotles inward adobo

  • i/4

  • For the TOSTADAS:

  • corn tortillas (equally many as you lot want, this recipe makes a lot of salsa as well as crema..I'd count on at to the lowest degree 1-two tostadas per individual)

  • two
    crude for frying

  • bounding main common salt

  • sliced avocado for topping

  • extra chopped scallions and cilantro for topping


  1. Make the salsa. Combine black beans, bell pepper, grape tomatoes, corn, scallions, lime juice, cilantro, common salt, pepper, as well as olive crude in a big bowl. Stir to combine. Set aside.

  2. Make the chipotle crema. In a small-scale bowl, whisk together the Greek yogurt, chipotle inward adobo sauce, lime juice, together with common salt. Set aside.

  3. Preheat a skillet to medium/high oestrus. Add the two T. of crude oil. Fry the tortillas for ii-3 minutes per side until they outset to go a lilliputian puffy, gilt, in addition to crispy. Drain on paper towels in addition to flavour alongside salt straightaway.

  4. Make the avocado smasher correct before serving. Smash together the avocado(s), lime juice, garlic, cumin, chili pulverization, too table salt in a medium bowl until desired consistency is reached. For these, I like to go along a piffling texture.

  5. To get together tostadas, spread the avocado smash on the tortillas, and so meridian alongside salsa, sliced avocado, a drizzle of chipotle crema, together with extra chopped cilantro too scallions.


Couldn’t mean of a more perfect starting time to the calendar week.