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Beef Tostadas

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


6 servings

Updated: Oct. 12, 2022
Chipotle sauce gives this meaty tostada recipe just the right amount of heat to fire up a fiesta at the dinner table. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Beef Tostadas Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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


  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.

Nutrition Facts

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

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