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       Title: Oaxaca Tostada Bites
  Categories: Italian, Cookies
       Yield: 30 servings
  
   1 1/2 c  Black beans;  cooked
       1 lg Garlic clove; minced
       2    Plum tomatoes; cut into 1/4
            -dice
            Zest of one lime; finely gra
            -ted
       3 tb Fresh lime juice
       3 tb Fresh cilantro leaves;
            -chopped
       2 ds Tabasco sauce
     1/2 ts Unsweetened cocoa powder
     1/2 ts Ground cumin
       1 pn Cinnamon
            Salt and pepper; to taste
       1    Avocado; pitted and peeled
       1 tb Nonfat sour cream
      30 sm Tortilla chips
     3/4 c  Monterey jack cheese with
            -peppers -- shredded
       3    Romaine lettuce leaves
  
   Recipe by: Sheila Lukins - All Around the World cookbook
   Place the beans in a bowl and coarsely mash with the back of a wooden
   spoon.  Add the garlic, tomatoes, lime zest, 2 tablespoons of the lime
   juice, 1 tablespoon of the cilantro, tabasco sauce, cocoa powder, cumin,
   cinnamon, salt and pepper.  Mix all ingredients together well.
   In another bowl, mash the avocado with the remaining 1 tablespoon lime
   juice, sour cream and salt to taste.
   Spread 1 tablespoon of the bean mixture on each of the tortilla chips. Top
   each with 1/4 teaspoon of the avocado mixture, the a sprinkling of grated
   cheese and the shredded lettuce.  Sprinkle the remaining 2 tablespoons of
   cilantro over all.
  
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