Try chef Cat Cora's recipe for Open-Faced "Tostada" Salads, a dinner from her complete seven-day menu .
Servings: Serves 4
  • 2 whole wheat tortillas
  • 1/2 cup frozen corn , thawed
  • 1 can kidney beans , rinsed
  • 1/2 cup cooked brown rice
  • 6 ounces mild cheddar cheese , shredded
  • 1/4 head of lettuce , chopped or 1/2 cup salad greens
  • 1 tomato , chopped
  • 1/4 cup salsa , if desired
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped scallions
  • Lime zest (optional)
  • Handful chopped fresh cilantro (optional)
  • Directions
    Preheat oven to 400°.

    Place 2 tortillas in an ovenproof dish. Add corn, beans and rice to cover the tortillas and sprinkle with cheese.

    Put tostada into the oven until the cheese melts and the beans bubble around the edges, about 7 to 8 minutes.

    Take the dish out of the oven and top with chopped lettuce, tomato, salsa, chopped scallions and chopped cilantro. Sprinkle with lime zest if desired. Cut into 4 portions and serve immediately.
    FROM: Celebrity Chefs Move In with Viewer Families
    Published on March 11, 2009


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