Beef Tostadas Recipe
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Beef Tostadas Recipe

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Chipotle sauce gives these meaty open-faced tacos just the right amount of heat to fire up a fiesta at the dinner table. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 1 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1/2 cup chili sauce
  • 1 teaspoon taco seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 3 teaspoons chipotle sauce
  • 6 tostada shells
  • 3 cups shredded lettuce
  • 1-1/2 cups guacamole
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded Mexican cheese blend

Nutritional Facts

1 tostada: 460 calories, 30g fat (13g saturated fat), 75mg cholesterol, 1040mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 6g fiber), 24g protein.


  1. In a large skillet, cook beef and red pepper over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the chili sauce, taco seasoning, salt and pepper; heat through.
  2. In a small bowl, combine sour cream and chipotle sauce. Layer each tostada with lettuce, meat mixture, guacamole, cheese and chipotle cream. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Beef Tostadas in Weeknight Cooking Made Easy Annual 2005, p17

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FriedaG User ID: 1671534 137166
Reviewed Jan. 28, 2010

"These are always a hit!"

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