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Cheesy Bean Tostada USDA Recipe for Child Care Centers

Beans for snack? Yes, please!
CACFP CREDITING INFORMATION
Crediting beans as a meat alternate:
¾ oz eq meat alternate
½ oz eq grains
OR
Crediting beans as a vegetable:
⅛ cup vegetable
¼ oz eq meat alternate
½ oz eq grains
SOURCE
Team Nutrition CACFP Easy Recipe Project
TeamNutrition.USDA.gov
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Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 7 mins
Total Time 37 mins

Ingredients
 

25 Servings

    Weight

    • 2 lb Refried beans, fat-free, low-sodium
    • 12½ oz (at least 350 g) Corn tortillas (at least 14 g or ½ oz each)
    • oz Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded

    Measure

    • 3 cups + 2 Tbsp Refried beans, fat-free, low-sodium
    • 25 - Corn tortillas (at least 14 g or ½ oz each)
    • 1½ cups + 1 Tbsp Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded

    50 Servings

      Weight

      • 3 lb 11 oz Refried beans, fat-free, low-sodium
      • 25 oz (at least 700 g) Corn tortillas (at least 14 g or ½ oz each)
      • 12½ oz Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded

      Measure

      • 1 qt + 2¼ cups Refried beans, fat-free, low-sodium
      • 50 - Corn tortillas (at least 14 g or ½ oz each)
      • 3 cups + 2 Tbsp Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded

      Quantity
       

      25 Servings

        Weight

        • 2 lb Refried beans, fat-free, low-sodium
        • 12½ oz (at least 350 g) Corn tortillas (at least 14 g or ½ oz each)
        • oz Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded

        Measure

        • 3 cups + 2 Tbsp Refried beans, fat-free, low-sodium
        • 25 - Corn tortillas (at least 14 g or ½ oz each)
        • 1½ cups + 1 Tbsp Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded

        50 Servings

          Weight

          • 3 lb 11 oz Refried beans, fat-free, low-sodium
          • 25 oz (at least 700 g) Corn tortillas (at least 14 g or ½ oz each)
          • 12½ oz Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded

          Measure

          • 1 qt + 2¼ cups Refried beans, fat-free, low-sodium
          • 50 - Corn tortillas (at least 14 g or ½ oz each)
          • 3 cups + 2 Tbsp Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded

          Ingredients
           

          25 Servings

            Weight

            • 2 lb Refried beans, fat-free, low-sodium
            • 12½ oz (at least 350 g) Corn tortillas (at least 14 g or ½ oz each)
            • oz Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded

            Measure

            • 3 cups + 2 Tbsp Refried beans, fat-free, low-sodium
            • 25 - Corn tortillas (at least 14 g or ½ oz each)
            • 1½ cups + 1 Tbsp Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded

            50 Servings

              Weight

              • 3 lb 11 oz Refried beans, fat-free, low-sodium
              • 25 oz (at least 700 g) Corn tortillas (at least 14 g or ½ oz each)
              • 12½ oz Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded

              Measure

              • 1 qt + 2¼ cups Refried beans, fat-free, low-sodium
              • 50 - Corn tortillas (at least 14 g or ½ oz each)
              • 3 cups + 2 Tbsp Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded

              Quantity
               

              25 Servings

                Weight

                • 2 lb Refried beans, fat-free, low-sodium
                • 12½ oz (at least 350 g) Corn tortillas (at least 14 g or ½ oz each)
                • oz Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded

                Measure

                • 3 cups + 2 Tbsp Refried beans, fat-free, low-sodium
                • 25 - Corn tortillas (at least 14 g or ½ oz each)
                • 1½ cups + 1 Tbsp Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded

                50 Servings

                  Weight

                  • 3 lb 11 oz Refried beans, fat-free, low-sodium
                  • 25 oz (at least 700 g) Corn tortillas (at least 14 g or ½ oz each)
                  • 12½ oz Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded

                  Measure

                  • 1 qt + 2¼ cups Refried beans, fat-free, low-sodium
                  • 50 - Corn tortillas (at least 14 g or ½ oz each)
                  • 3 cups + 2 Tbsp Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
                  *See Marketing Guide

                  Ingredients
                   

                  25 Servings

                    Weight

                    • 2 lb Refried beans, fat-free, low-sodium
                    • 12½ oz (at least 350 g) Corn tortillas (at least 14 g or ½ oz each)
                    • oz Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded

                    Measure

                    • 3 cups + 2 Tbsp Refried beans, fat-free, low-sodium
                    • 25 - Corn tortillas (at least 14 g or ½ oz each)
                    • 1½ cups + 1 Tbsp Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded

                    50 Servings

                      Weight

                      • 3 lb 11 oz Refried beans, fat-free, low-sodium
                      • 25 oz (at least 700 g) Corn tortillas (at least 14 g or ½ oz each)
                      • 12½ oz Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded

                      Measure

                      • 1 qt + 2¼ cups Refried beans, fat-free, low-sodium
                      • 50 - Corn tortillas (at least 14 g or ½ oz each)
                      • 3 cups + 2 Tbsp Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded

                      Quantity
                       

                      25 Servings

                        Weight

                        • 2 lb Refried beans, fat-free, low-sodium
                        • 12½ oz (at least 350 g) Corn tortillas (at least 14 g or ½ oz each)
                        • oz Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded

                        Measure

                        • 3 cups + 2 Tbsp Refried beans, fat-free, low-sodium
                        • 25 - Corn tortillas (at least 14 g or ½ oz each)
                        • 1½ cups + 1 Tbsp Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded

                        50 Servings

                          Weight

                          • 3 lb 11 oz Refried beans, fat-free, low-sodium
                          • 25 oz (at least 700 g) Corn tortillas (at least 14 g or ½ oz each)
                          • 12½ oz Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded

                          Measure

                          • 1 qt + 2¼ cups Refried beans, fat-free, low-sodium
                          • 50 - Corn tortillas (at least 14 g or ½ oz each)
                          • 3 cups + 2 Tbsp Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
                          *See Marketing Guide

                          Ingredients
                           

                          25 Servings

                            Weight

                            • 2 lb Refried beans, fat-free, low-sodium
                            • 12½ oz (at least 350 g) Corn tortillas (at least 14 g or ½ oz each)
                            • oz Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded

                            Measure

                            • 3 cups + 2 Tbsp Refried beans, fat-free, low-sodium
                            • 25 - Corn tortillas (at least 14 g or ½ oz each)
                            • 1½ cups + 1 Tbsp Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded

                            50 Servings

                              Weight

                              • 3 lb 11 oz Refried beans, fat-free, low-sodium
                              • 25 oz (at least 700 g) Corn tortillas (at least 14 g or ½ oz each)
                              • 12½ oz Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded

                              Measure

                              • 1 qt + 2¼ cups Refried beans, fat-free, low-sodium
                              • 50 - Corn tortillas (at least 14 g or ½ oz each)
                              • 3 cups + 2 Tbsp Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded

                              Quantity
                               

                              25 Servings

                                Weight

                                • 2 lb Refried beans, fat-free, low-sodium
                                • 12½ oz (at least 350 g) Corn tortillas (at least 14 g or ½ oz each)
                                • oz Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded

                                Measure

                                • 3 cups + 2 Tbsp Refried beans, fat-free, low-sodium
                                • 25 - Corn tortillas (at least 14 g or ½ oz each)
                                • 1½ cups + 1 Tbsp Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded

                                50 Servings

                                  Weight

                                  • 3 lb 11 oz Refried beans, fat-free, low-sodium
                                  • 25 oz (at least 700 g) Corn tortillas (at least 14 g or ½ oz each)
                                  • 12½ oz Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded

                                  Measure

                                  • 1 qt + 2¼ cups Refried beans, fat-free, low-sodium
                                  • 50 - Corn tortillas (at least 14 g or ½ oz each)
                                  • 3 cups + 2 Tbsp Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
                                  *See Marketing Guide

                                  Ingredients
                                   

                                  25 Servings

                                    Weight

                                    • 2 lb Refried beans, fat-free, low-sodium
                                    • 12½ oz (at least 350 g) Corn tortillas (at least 14 g or ½ oz each)
                                    • oz Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded

                                    Measure

                                    • 3 cups + 2 Tbsp Refried beans, fat-free, low-sodium
                                    • 25 - Corn tortillas (at least 14 g or ½ oz each)
                                    • 1½ cups + 1 Tbsp Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded

                                    50 Servings

                                      Weight

                                      • 3 lb 11 oz Refried beans, fat-free, low-sodium
                                      • 25 oz (at least 700 g) Corn tortillas (at least 14 g or ½ oz each)
                                      • 12½ oz Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded

                                      Measure

                                      • 1 qt + 2¼ cups Refried beans, fat-free, low-sodium
                                      • 50 - Corn tortillas (at least 14 g or ½ oz each)
                                      • 3 cups + 2 Tbsp Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded

                                      Quantity
                                       

                                      25 Servings

                                        Weight

                                        • 2 lb Refried beans, fat-free, low-sodium
                                        • 12½ oz (at least 350 g) Corn tortillas (at least 14 g or ½ oz each)
                                        • oz Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded

                                        Measure

                                        • 3 cups + 2 Tbsp Refried beans, fat-free, low-sodium
                                        • 25 - Corn tortillas (at least 14 g or ½ oz each)
                                        • 1½ cups + 1 Tbsp Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded

                                        50 Servings

                                          Weight

                                          • 3 lb 11 oz Refried beans, fat-free, low-sodium
                                          • 25 oz (at least 700 g) Corn tortillas (at least 14 g or ½ oz each)
                                          • 12½ oz Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded

                                          Measure

                                          • 1 qt + 2¼ cups Refried beans, fat-free, low-sodium
                                          • 50 - Corn tortillas (at least 14 g or ½ oz each)
                                          • 3 cups + 2 Tbsp Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
                                          *See Marketing Guide

                                          Instructions
                                           

                                          • Wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
                                          • Preheat oven to 400 °F.
                                          • Spread 2 Tbsp of beans on each corn tortilla.
                                          • Sprinkle 1 Tbsp of cheese evenly over the beans on each tortilla.
                                          • Place on ungreased sheet pans (18” x 26” x 1”) and bake for 7 minutes or until cheese is melted.
                                            For 25 servings, use 2 pans.
                                            For 50 servings, use 4 pans.
                                          • Heat to 140 °F or higher for at least 15 seconds.
                                          • Serve 1 tostada. Serve immediately, or keep warm at 140 °F or higher.

                                          Nutrition INFORMATION

                                          Nutrition Facts
                                          Cheesy Bean Tostada USDA Recipe for Child Care Centers
                                          Amount Per Serving (1 Cheesy Bean Tostada)
                                          Calories 85 Calories from Fat 18
                                          % Daily Value*
                                          Total Fat 2g3%
                                          Saturated Fat 1g6%
                                          Cholesterol 5mg2%
                                          Sodium 96mg4%
                                          Total Carbohydrates 13g4%
                                          Dietary Fiber 2g8%
                                          Total Sugars 0g0%
                                          Protein 5g10%
                                          Calcium 19mg2%
                                          Iron 1mg6%
                                          *
                                          *Marketing Guide

                                          Notes

                                          • Contains milk (cheddar cheese). Tortillas can be a hidden source of common
                                            allergens which include, milk, peanuts, tree nuts, eggs, fish, shellfish, soy,
                                            wheat, and sesame.
                                          • Sesame can appear as an ingredient in foods where it might not be expected
                                            (tortillas) and may be included in ingredient statements as “spice” or “flavoring.”
                                          • The  symbol indicates the recipe is whole grain-rich.
                                          • Creditable grains contribution calculated using the Recipe Analysis Workbook,
                                            Method A.
                                          Yield / Volume
                                          25 Servings:

                                          3 lb 7 oz

                                          25 Cheesy Bean Tostadas

                                          50 Servings:

                                          6 lb 1 oz

                                          50 Cheesy Bean Tostadas