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Cucumber and Bean Salad Tostadas

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 4
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Ingredients

1
can (15 oz.) Progresso™ cannellini beans
1
large cucumber or 2 medium
2
large avocados
1
box of cherry tomatoes
Lemon, salt and oil
4
tostadas
Hot sauce, to taste

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
311.0
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19.2g
30%
Saturated Fat
2.8g
14%
Sodium
870.3mg
36%
Total Carbohydrate
30.4g
10%
Dietary Fiber
14.1g
56%
Sugars
3.9g
Protein
9.7g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
26.30%
26%
Calcium
7.80%
8%
Iron
13.40%
13%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Nutrition information for this recipe is estimated using a leading nutrition calculation application, but is an estimate only.  Actual nutrition values will vary based on the exact ingredients or brands you may use.

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Expert Tips

This salad can be made with other kinds of beans and it’s very fresh and appetizing for summer barbeques.

You can peel the cucumbers if you like, but the skin gives the dish a more attractive appearance and a tasty crunch.

Directions

  • 1 Open the can of beans and strain. Wash the beans with tap water and rinse.
  • 2 Cut the ends off of the cucumber and then cut lengthwise. If there are lots of seeds, remove with a spoon. Dice the cucumber into small pieces and place in the bowl with the washed beans.
  • 3 Cut the tomatoes in half and add to the salad.
  • 4 Season with salt, lemon and oil.
  • 5 Open the avocado and place the edible part on a dish. Use a fork to mash quickly.
  • 6 Place a layer of avocado on the toast, then 3 tablespoons of salad and finish with your favorite hot sauce.
  • 7 Serve immediately.

Summer brings with it an abundance of cucumbers and being that it’s such a fresh vegetable, it should be a star player in your seasonal recipes. This salad can be prepared very quickly and served with tostadas, it’s a light meal. Try it out because I’m sure you’ll love it.

Rate and Comment

Pilar Hernandez Pilar Hernandez
September 10, 2015

Summer brings with it an abundance of cucumbers and being that it’s such a fresh vegetable, it should be a star player in your seasonal recipes. This salad can be prepared very quickly and served with tostadas, it’s a light meal. Try it out because I’m sure you’ll love it.