• 5 Ratings

For individual pizzas, spread tostado shells with mashed beans, made fresh from dry red lentils cooked in a spice-herb broth. Top with chopped broccoli, tomatoes, zucchini, and/or yellow summer squash and sprinkle Monterey Jack cheese.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a medium saucepan stir together water, lentils, onion, cilantro, garlic, salt, and cumin. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 12 to 15 minutes or until lentils are tender and most of the liquid is absorbed. Use a fork to mash the cooked lentils.

Instructions Checklist
  • Spread the lentil mixture on tostada shells; top with the vegetables and cheese. Place on a large baking sheet. Broil tostadas 3 to 4 inches from the heat about 2 minutes or until cheese is melted. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts

269 calories; 9 g total fat; 3 g saturated fat; 0 g polyunsaturated fat; 0 g monounsaturated fat; 16 mg cholesterol; 595 mg sodium. 202 mg potassium; 34 g carbohydrates; 8 g fiber; 3 g sugar; 16 g protein; 222 mg calcium; 2 mg iron;


5 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0