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Beef Tostadas recipe

A simple Mexican-inspired dish perfect for weeknight dinners, these beef tostadas take only moments to prepare and will be loved by every member of the family. Layer crunch tostada shells with beef, lettuce, guacamole, and chipotle sour cream and serve with a side of refried beans for a great alternative to taco night.


  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • ½ c. chili sauce
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • ½ c. sour cream
  • 1 Tbsp chipotle sauce
  • 6 tostada shells
  • 3 c. shredded lettuce
  • 1 ½ c. guacamole
  • 1 ½ c. shredded cheddar cheese


  1. In large skillet saute beef and red pepper over medium heat until beef is well browned. Drain any excess fat.

  2. Stir in chili sauce, cumin, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper. Stir well to combine and set aside.

  3. In small bowl combine sour cream and chipotle sauce. Set aside.

  4. Layer each tostada shell with lettuce, meat mixture, guacamole, sour cream mixture, and cheese. Serve hot.

Author: Catherine Herzog.

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1 lbabout 454g (453.59 grams based on 453.59 grams in a pound)
Ĺ cupabout 118ml (118.295 mililitres based on 236.59 mililitres in a US cup)
3 cupsabout 710ml (709.77 mililitres based on 236.59 mililitres in a US cup)
1 Ĺ cupsabout 355ml (354.885 mililitres based on 236.59 mililitres in a US cup)


Published: December 22, 2011
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