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Vegan Breakfast Tostadas

Breakfast Tostada topped with beans, vegan egg, cheese, and fresh pico de gallo.

These Vegan Breakfast Tostadas are my new favorite way to start my morning! They are incredibly flavorful and honestly, heaven. This recipe has everything you would want and need in a breakfast. Black beans, just egg, roasted pepper cheese sauce, fresh pico de gallo all on a crispy corn tortilla???!! So good! It’s a must try.

Let’s break it down:

These vegan breakfast tostadas come together in just a few simple components. First, make the roasted pepper cheese sauce. This is a must! This cheese sauce adds so much flavor. Don’t skip it, trust me! After that, a fresh pico de gallo comes together in minutes along with the Just egg scramble that is just as simple as making an actual egg scramble. Then, we’ll mash a can of black beans with a few additional ingredients to make refried beans and fry up some corn tortillas to make the tostada. Build the vegan breakfast tostadas with as much toppings as you’d like including optional additions like avocado slices, cilantro, fresh lime juice, or hot sauce. Super easy and super satisfying. Let’s get cooking!

Notes:

  • You can find the Roasted Red Pepper Cheese Sauce recipe here. This recipe takes about 30 minutes but 20 out of the 30 is boiling the cashews. During that time, finish the pico and beans to speed up the process. You can also pre-make the cheese sauce if desired. You’ll only need about half of the original recipe but it keeps well in the fridge and tastes great on so much so feel free to make the whole recipe.
  • Just Egg is a delicious plant based egg-like product that is perfect for scrambles, omelets, and baking. You can find this at most grocery stores but if you don’t have access, substitute with a simple tofu scramble.

Vegan Breakfast Tostadas

  • Servings: 6
  • Difficulty: easy
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Ingredients

    Roasted Red Pepper Cheese Sauce:

  • Half Batch of Roasted Red Pepper Cheese Sauce, see note for recipe link
  • Refried Black Beans:

  • 1 can Black Beans
  • 1/3 cup Sweet Onion, minced
  • 2 Garlic Cloves, minced
  • 1 TSP Chili Powder
  • 1/4 TSP Cumin
  • 1/2 TSP Salt
  • 1/4 TSP Black Pepper
  • 2 TSP Lime Juice
  • 3-4 TBSP Water
  • Just Egg Scramble:

  • 1 Bottle Just Egg, see note
  • Pinch of Black Salt, optional
  • Black Pepper, to taste
  • Pico de Gallo:

  • 3-4 Roma Tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup Sweet Onion, minced
  • 1 Garlic Clove
  • 1 TBSP Lime Juice
  • 1/3 cup Cilantro, chopped finely
  • Salt & Pepper, to taste
  • Finishing Touches:

  • 6 Corn Tortillas, fried or baked
  • Avocado Slices, optional
  • Fresh Lime Wedges, optional

Directions

    Roasted Red Pepper Cheese Sauce:

  1. Make the Roasted Red Pepper Cheese Sauce from the recipe linked above in the notes section. This is a recipe on my blog that I’ve made a bunch of times and it’s an absolute must for this recipe. It comes together in less than 30 minutes. 20 minutes of it is boiling cashews. While the cashews are boiling, prep the rest of the toppings.
  2. Pico de Gallo:

  3. Finely dice the roma tomatoes and add to a small bowl along with the minced sweet onion, garlic clove, lime juice, cilantro, salt and pepper. Mix together and set aside.
  4. Refried Black Beans:

  5. Mince the sweet onion and garlic cloves. On medium-high heat with a bit of oil, add the onions and garlic. Cook for about 5 minutes or until soft and starting to brown. Add in the drain and rinsed can of black beans along with the salt, black pepper, chili pepper, and cumin. Mix well. Add in the lime juice and water then mash until smooth. It dries out if it sits too long so add splashes of water as needed.
  6. Just Egg:

  7. Add a bit of oil in to a non-stick skillet over medium heat. Shake the bottle of just egg and add to the hot pan. Let sit for a few minutes and then begin pushing the egg from the edges of the pan towards the center. Use a rubber spatula to break up in to a scramble but not crumbly pieces. Cook until the liquid is just cooked through. Do not overcook. Remove from heat and sprinkle with black salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  8. Finishing Touches:

  9. Fry the corn tortillas for about 2 minutes until golden brown and crisp on medium-high heat. Alternately, brush with oil and bake at 400F until crisp, about 4 minutes each side.
  10. Add the refried black beans on the crispy corn tortilla along with the just egg, a healthy drizzle of roasted red pepper cheese sauce, pico, and any other toppings you desire. I enjoyed avocado slices, extra cilantro, and a squeeze of lime. Serve immediately and enjoy!

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