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Cucumber and Bean Salad Tostadas

Cucumber and Bean Salad Tostadas
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 4
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.

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

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.

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.

Nutrition Information

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More About This Recipe

  • 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.
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