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Traditional Mexican Tostadas

This delicious recipe for traditional Mexican tostadas is super easy to make and perfect for your next fiesta!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: mexican recipe, tostadas
Servings: 10 tostadas
Calories: 275kcal


  • 10 Corn Tortillas
  • 1 can of Refried Beans
  • 1 lb of ground beef
  • salt pepper, cumin, paprika, and oregano to season the meat
  • 1/4 onion diced
  • 1 to mato diced
  • 1/2 head of lettuce finely chopped
  • queso fresco or another cheese
  • Mexican crema
  • Salsa Verde
  • 1/2 cup canola oil for frying tortillas


  • Fry the tortillas in oil, or buy store bought tostadas.
  • Cook the ground beef with the onion, tomato, and seasonings.
  • Heat the refried beans.
  • Form the tostadas by spreading refried beans on the fried tortilla, and then add the ground beef, lettuce, cheese, salsa verde, and Mexican crema.


Serving: 1tostada | Calories: 275kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 45mg | Potassium: 212mg | Fiber: 2g | Vitamin A: 135IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1.3mg
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