Double Stack Vegan Bean and Mexican Crumbles Tostadas and a GIVEAWAY!

Vegan Double Stack Bean and Meatless Crumble Tostadas | www.foodiewithfamily.com I’ve mentioned before that I was a vegetarian for seven years in my late teens and early adulthood. Although I am clearly no longer a vegetarian, I still eat vegetable-heavy meals and retain some of my eating habits from those years. For instance, I’m an enthusiastic flinger of nutritional yeast (especially on buttered toast and popcorn). I eat vegetable-heavy meals most days of the week, and I swoon at farmer’s markets. My husband and our eldest two kids, God love ‘em, are equally enthusiastic eaters of vegetables. We’d be the healthiest eaters this side of the Mississippi if it weren’t for three little things…

 …My youngest three kids. The pickle-in-the-middle, our third born, is slowly emerging from his potato-pea-and-corn-only vegetable cocoon, having recently decided that herbs are alright and onions-–so long as he couldn’t recognize them in a dish–were okay. Our fourth born has embraced the wonderful world of salad lately, just so long as it is swimming in Ranch dressing. Our fifth born is the hold out. That little fellow won’t touch a vegetable knowingly. Paradoxically, he’s pretty keen on eating clover plants from our yard. I certainly won’t be the one to tell him it’s technically greenery he’s ingesting.

 By some miracle, I discovered that these guys ALL like Wildwood Hi-Protein SprouTofu in dishes. The happiness this gives me cannot be overstated. I adore Wildwood’s motto of being rooted in the healthy trend of not following trends. Preach it, folks! I can toss a piece of tofu into a smoothie to boost the protein. I can crumble tofu into Mapo Dofu (recipe coming soon). And while it’s their tofu that drew me into Wildwood, I have to confess that I’m pretty much wild over their Original Veggie Burgers and Meatless Crumbles. I love that I can feed them to my gluten-free, vegetarian nieces and nephew. It’s pretty awesome to be the fun aunt serving tostadas covered with refried beans and the Meatless Crumbles Mexican Inspired.

People. My avowed anti-vegetable kid devours these tostadas. WIN!

Vegan Double Stack Bean and Meatless Crumble Tostadas | www.foodiewithfamily.com

 

Double Stack Vegan Bean and Mexican Crumbles ostada and a GIVEAWAY!

Ingredients

  • 6 (6-inch) corn tortillas
  • ¾ cup refried beans
  • 1 teaspoon canola or grapeseed oil, plus more as needed
  • 1 package Wildwood Meatless Crumbles, Mexican Inspired
  • Salsa and fresh chopped cilantro or parsley, to taste

Instructions

Quickly char the tortillas over a bare flame on the stovetop. If you don’t have a gas range, broil them quickly to char both sides slightly. Add the teaspoon of oil to a heavy-bottomed pan and swirl to coat. Add as many tortillas as you can fit in the pan, fry until golden brown and crispy on both sides. Transfer to a paper towel lined plate. Add more oil if necessary and repeat with the remaining tortillas.

When the tortillas are all crisped, add the package of Wildwood Meatless Crumbles, Mexican Inspired, to the pan and heat according to package directions.

To assemble the tostadas, lay one tortilla on a plate, top with 1/6 of the refried beans and 1/6 of the crumbles, add another tortilla, repeat the layers and finish with a drizzle of salsa and a shower of chopped fresh cilantro or parsley.

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Comments

  1. Anne Weber-Falk says

    Chili! I like to sneak in TVP chunks but the family knows it right away. I’ll bet they’ll like this much better.

  2. D Schmidt says

    I think I would use the WILDWOOD®SPROUTOFU® FIRM WATER PACK
    to make Tofu and Salsa Breakfast Burrito’s

  3. April G says

    Well I’m not the most skilled cook, so my ideal dinner would be something simple that all three kids would eat- wildwood® original meatless meatballs in a meatball sub fits the bill!

  4. sharonjo says

    I’d like to make a meat sauce using Wildwood Meatless Crumbles and serve it over their Tomato and Herb Angel Hair pasta. Thanks!

  5. Melissa says

    I would love to try the spinach noodles with baby patty pan squash and snow peas sautéed in garlic and coconut oil.

  6. Madeline says

    I’d like to make Peanut Noodles with the Tomato & Herbs Angel Hair (the dish uses ginger, sesame oil, green onions, peanut butter, soy sauce, and of course, noodles).

  7. Yia Yia says

    I am greek and vegan so its hard at times to do the perfect meal. But I am all about Wildwood Humus! I love the Greek Olive and Garlic and the Roasted pepper as well.! I make the perfect meze platter with both surrounded by kalmata olives, roasted peppers, eggplant and zucchini. I make homemade pita chips and we have a quick light meal!

  8. nikki b says

    I make an easy quick dinner with wildwood spinach fettuccini and their Italian flavored meatless crumbles. Add a can of organic diced tomatoes and some fresh basil….. DIVINE!

  9. Becca F says

    I am interested in wild woods products. They make the only soy milk I’ll drink and delicious veggie tofu burgers. Their soy milk helped get my mom off milk!

  10. LAMusing says

    I’d use meatless meatballs – I can use my fave sweet and sour sauce with them and serve over rice with grilled pineapple.

  11. Erin says

    I would love to use the Roasted Red Pepper Hummus as a pre-dinner snack with some carrots, celery, broccoli, chips, etc. Can’t go wrong with hummus! It can also be part of the dinner too by being a spread for bread.

    #SweepstakesEntry again— Erin (@LoveCarrotsAlot) October 16, 2013

  12. Rita Sheppard says

    I can’t wait to try this recipe. I love Mexican food and crumbles and am always looking for new recipes for both.

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