Healthy living

Toasted tortilla sandwiches

Tortillas are a flat bread made from either corn or wheat. They can be warmed in the oven, steamed, grilled, heated in a microwave or toaster or baked in the oven.

Preparation time: 5 minutes  

Cooking time: 5 minutes

Serves: 2


  • 4 small tortillas
  • 300g can four bean mix, rinsed and drained
  • 1 teaspoon chilli sauce
  • 1 small avocado, peeled and sliced


1. Mix beans and chilli sauce together and make sandwiches of tortillas, beans and avocado slices. 

2. Place on a non-stick fry pan to brown. To flatten, place a plate on top and weight it down with a large can. When browned and crisp, turn over. Repeat for next sandwich. 


  • The two types of tortillas, wheat and corn, come in small and large sizes. Choose size according to use.
  • Cook in a sandwich maker until crisp and brown.
  • Serve with a side salad of crisp lettuce, cucumber and tomato.

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