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How To Make Tostadas
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How To Make Tostadas?

The following tostada recipe is quick and easy to make. It is one of the best side dishes during dinner. 


  • 10 Corn tortillas/Tostada shells
  • 1 lb cooked shredded chicken/beef/pork 
  • 1 can can of Refried beans  
  • ¼ Diced onion  
  • 1 Avocado
  • Sour cream or salsa verde 
  • Half head lettuce 
  • finely chopped cheese 
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 ½ of cumin powder
  • ½ tbsp salt
  • ½ tbsp of paprika
  • A quarter teaspoon of black pepper, oregano, and garlic powder(each)
  • Salsa verde or pico de gallo 


  • Let us cook chicken/ beef and onions. For this, take a skillet, add beef into it, and cook on medium heat. Break the beef into smaller pieces using a spoon and fry until it becomes brown. Remove the grease from the skillet, if any. 
  • Add onions into the skillet and fry for two minutes. Now add chili powder, cumin powder, salt, and paprika into it and cook it for a few minutes until the raw smell goes.
  • Take the refried beans in a small skillet or a microwave bowl. Add one small scoop of sour cream into this and stir it continuously. Warm the mixture for a while.
  • It is time to assemble tostadas. For this, you can use corn tortillas and fry or bake them, or you can also use tostada shells.  
  • To prepare the dish, start spreading a layer of refried beans mixture on the shell or tortillas. Top the tostada with a small spoon of beef, some lettuce, a little amount of cheese, salsa verde, avocado, sour cream, hot sauce, and salsa. Serve the dish hot.