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Chicken and Black Bean Tostada with Avocado Cream

KTUL / American Heart Assoc. 7/2/18

From The American Heart Association...

Ingredients

Black Beans

16 oz. canned, reduced-sodium black beans, drained, rinsed

1 Tbsp. fresh cilantro OR

1 tsp. dried cilantro

1/2 tsp. lime juice (fresh or from jar)

1/2 tsp. vegetable oil

Avocado Cream

1 small avocado (pit removed), peeled

1/2 cup light sour cream

1/2 tsp. honey

1 Tbsp. fresh cilantro OR

1 tsp. dried cilantro

2 Tbsp. water, cold

Chicken Tostada

4 oz. boneless, skinned rotisserie chicken, all visible fat discarded, shredded

1/2 cup fresh or frozen corn, cut off cob OR

1/2 cup canned, no-salt-added corn, drained, rinsed

1 clove fresh, minced garlic OR

3/4 tsp. jarred, minced garlic

1 Roma tomato, diced

3 Tbsp. red onion, diced

1 small jalapeƱo pepper, seeded, diced

black pepper, to taste

fresh cilantro leaves

4 6- inch tostadas

Directions

Black Beans

Combine the beans, 1 tablespoon cilantro, 1/2 teaspoon lime juice and vegetable oil in a food processor. Puree until smooth.

Avocado Cream

Combine avocado, sour cream, remaining lime juice, honey, remaining cilantro, and water in a mixing bowl or sealed plastic bag. Mash with back of spoon or by hand until mostly combined and creamy.

Chicken Tostada

In a medium bowl, combine corn, garlic, tomato, onion, jalapeno and pepper, set aside.

On each tostada, spread about 2 tablespoons. black beans to cover tostada, 1 oz. chicken, tomato-corn salsa and dollop of avocado cream.

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