You are here: Home » Recipes » Black Bean and Quinoa Tostadas Black Bean and Quinoa Tostadas Recipe by Our Cookbook Collection Yield servings A light way to enjoy tostadas without sacrificing flavor. PrintEmail Ingredients 12 6-inch corn tortillas Olive oil spray3 red peppers, seeded and sliced thin2 onions, sliced thin2 tablespoons olive oil6 cloves garlic, minced3 tablespoons lime juice4 cups black beans (2 cans)1 tablespoon chopped jarred jalapenos plus 1/4 cup brine1 package broccoli slaw2 cups cooked quinoa2 ounces queso fresco1/2 cup nonfat Greek yogurt2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, minced3 cloves garlic, minced Instructions Preheat the oven to 450 degrees. Spread tortillas on 2 baking sheets and coat with oil spray on each side. Bake 8 to 10 minutes, until crisp. Rotate baking sheets after 4 minutes. Put 1 T olive oil in a large skillet over medium-low heat and add onions and peppers. Cook covered for 10 minutes. Uncover and increase heat to medium high. Cook for 6 more minutes. Add garlic and cook for an additional 30 seconds. Remove from heat and stir in 1 T lime juice. Salt and pepper to taste. Heat remaining 1 T of olive oil in skillet. Add beans, jalapenos and 1 T of the brine. Cook for 5 minutes, mashing beans with the back of your fork or a potato masher. Toss coleslaw mix with remaining jalapeno brine. Season with salt and pepper. In a small bowl, combine yogurt, cilantro and garlic. Spread beans on tortillas, and top with quinoa, vegetables and slaw. Top with yogurt mixture and sprinkle queso fresco. Reprinted with permission from Wendy Polisi’s The Quintessential Quinoa Cookbook (Skyhorse Publishing, 2012).