The recipe Chickpea-Chipotle Tostadas could satisfy your Mexican craving in approximately 45 minutes. One portion of this dish contains about 12g of protein, 32g of fat, and a total of 508 calories. For $2.22 per serving, you get a hor d'oeuvre that serves 6. A mixture of corn tortillas, onion, lime juice, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so yummy. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free and vegetarian diet.
Pour oil to a depth of 2 inches into a large skillet.
Fry tortillas, 1 at a time, over medium-high heat 30 seconds on each side or until crisp and lightly browned.
Saut onion, bell pepper, and garlic in hot olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat 5 minutes or until tender.
Add chickpeas and next 4 ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes.
Process chickpea mixture in a food processor or with a hand blender until smooth. Return mixture to skillet. Simmer, stirring occasionally, until very thick. Stir in lime juice, and cook 2 to 3 minutes.
Stir together sour cream and salsa.
Spread chickpea mixture evenly over tortillas. Top evenly with lettuce and tomato.
Drizzle with sour cream mixture, and sprinkle with cheese.
* 1 1/2 (15-ounce) cans navy beans may be substituted for chickpeas. 2 canned jalapeo peppers and 2 drops liquid smoke may be substituted for chipotle peppers. 1/2 cup salsa may be substituted for salsa verde.