When I was little, I always enjoyed tostadas, with their crunchy shell and heaping pile of toppings, more than tacos. However, these days, thanks to the wild popularity of tacos, tostadas are often forgotten. That's why I say it's time to embrace the toastada with this amazing-sounding recipe! It layers chunks of flaky salmon with a creamy black bean spread, crunchy cabbage, and tangy sour cream. Although the ingredient list calls for canned salmon, I'll splurge on a fillet of the pink-fleshed fish. To celebrate the deliciousness that is the tostada, read more.
From Eating Well Ingredients 8 6-inch corn tortillas Directions Serves 4.
Black Bean and Salmon Tostadas
Canola oil cooking spray
1 6- to 7-ounce can boneless, skinless wild Alaskan salmon, drained
1 avocado, diced
2 tablespoons minced pickled jalapeños, plus 2 tablespoons pickling juice from the jar, divided
2 cups coleslaw mix or shredded cabbage
2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
1 15-ounce can black beans, rinsed
3 tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream
2 tablespoons prepared salsa
2 scallions, chopped
Lime wedges (optional)
From Eating Well
8 6-inch corn tortillas