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Beef and Bean Tostadas

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 20 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 6 servings
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Mexican dinner ready in 20 minutes! Serve tostadas made with Old El Paso® beans and chilies. Top it with beef mixture and lettuce flavored by salsa.

1
(16-oz.) can Old El Paso™ Refried Beans
1
(4.5-oz.) can Old El Paso™ Chopped Green Chiles, drained
1
(12-count) pkg. tostada shells
1
lb. ground beef
1
(16-oz.) jar Old El Paso™ Homestyle Salsa
1 1/2
cups shredded lettuce
3
oz. (3/4 cup) shredded Cheddar cheese
3/4
cup diced tomato

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In medium bowl, combine beans and chiles; mix well. Spread 2 to 3 tablespoons bean mixture onto each tostada shell; place on ungreased large cookie sheet. Bake at 375°F. for 5 to 7 minutes or until hot.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in large skillet, brown ground beef; drain. Stir in 1 1/2 cups of the salsa. Cook over medium heat for 2 to 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
  • 3 Serve tostada shells topped with hot beef mixture, shredded lettuce, cheese, tomatoes and remaining salsa.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In medium bowl, combine beans and chiles; mix well. Spread 2 to 3 tablespoons bean mixture onto each tostada shell; place on ungreased large cookie sheet. Bake at 375°F. for 5 to 7 minutes or until hot.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in large skillet, brown ground beef; drain. Stir in 1 1/2 cups of the salsa. Cook over medium heat for 2 to 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
  • 3 Serve tostada shells topped with hot beef mixture, shredded lettuce, cheese, tomatoes and remaining salsa.

Expert Tips

Shred the lettuce, dice the tomato and shred the cheese; store them in separate plastic bags or small serving bowls in the refrigerator.

To let each person build an individual tostada, set out additional toppings such as chopped red or green bell pepper, sliced ripe olives, sliced jalapeño peppers and light sour cream.

Enjoy the tostadas with lime flavored sparkling water and end the meal with orange or lemon sorbet.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
400
% Daily Value
Total Fat
21g
32%
Saturated Fat
8g
40%
Cholesterol
60mg
20%
Sodium
1170mg
49%
Total Carbohydrate
31g
10%
Dietary Fiber
5g
20%
Protein
21g
21%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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