Loaded Veggie Tostadas

Loaded Veggie Tostadas

Loaded Veggie Tostadas with refried black beans, crunchy spicy and tangy veggies along with spicy avocado chutney! A perfect recipe for meal planning that is so much fun and super tasty. And guess what, it is gluten free and can be made vegan!

refried black beans
Refried Black Beans for Loaded Tostadas

The core of this recipe is refried black beans. You can find refried black beans recipe on my blog. Here is the link, https://myvegetarianroots.com/refried-black-beans-instant-pot/ . You can make these refried beans on weekend as part of your meal prep. It stays good for 3-4 days in the fridge. It is also a good one to freeze! You can use these refried beans in so many other ways like tacos, dip, quesadillas, enchiladas, burritos, Mexican Bhel, Nachos, Mexican pizza etc.

veggie mix
Crunchy & Citrusy Veggie Mix

Other two things that makes this dish so flavorful and healthy are crunchy/citrusy veggie mix and spicy avocado chutney! Both of those can be made ahead of time as well.

avocado chutney ingredients
Spicy Avocado Chutney Ingredients

Now all you have to do is just assemble it by layering everything on tostada shells and you have a healthy, tasty, gluten free meal ready within minutes on those busy days!
My Family loves it, I hope yours does to! If you end up making these loaded veggie tostadas and liking it, tag me on Instagram @myvegetarianroots.
Happy and Healthy eating!

Loaded Veggie Tostadas

Loaded Tostadas

Veggie Tostadas loaded with refried black beans, crunchy spicy and tangy veggies along with spicy avocado chutney!
Servings 2


  • 4 Corn Tostada Shells Gluten Free
  • 1 cup Refried Black Beans check out recipe on my blog!
  • ½ cup Cotija Cheese optional

Veggie Mix

  • ½ cup Shredded Red Cabbage
  • ½ cup Thinly Sliced Sweet Onions
  • ¼ cup Chopped Tomatoes
  • ¼ cup Chopped Cilantro
  • ¼ cup Chopped Scallions
  • 1 Sliced Jalapeño or pickled jalapeños
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • ½ tsp Cumin Powder
  • ¼ tsp Paprika or red chili powder
  • 1 tbsp Lime Juice

Avocado Chutney

  • 1 Ripe Avocado more than 1 avocado if using it to top the tostada at the end!
  • ½ bunch Cilantro
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 1 Serrano Pepper 2 for more heat!
  • 2 tbsp Lime Juice
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • ½ tsp Ground Black Pepper
  • ¼ cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil


  • Prepare refried black beans ahead of time. Here is the recipe link, https://myvegetarianroots.com/refried-black-beans-instant-pot/
  • Mix all veggie mix ingredients together and keep it aside.
  • Blend all avocado chutney ingredients in a blender or food processor until just a little chunky or until smooth, depending on your preference of chutney consistency! Keep it aside.


  • Toast all the tostada shells in a toaster oven for couple of minutes.
  • Spread refried black beans on each tostada shells as a first layer.
  • Spread decent amount of spicy avocado chutney on top of the beans layer.
  • garnish all the shells with the veggie mix.
  • Sprinkle some cheese and taco seasoning on top. (optional)
  • Serve them with extra spicy avocado chutney on side along with some avocado slice and lime wedges for extra citrus!
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