Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

This might be good for a Cinco de Mayo celebration (or whenever, I'm not one to judge). I got it from work and stripped the brand names.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Stir together beans and chiles.
  3. Spread 2 to 3 tablespoons bean mixture onto each tostada shell and place on large ungreased cookie sheet.
  4. Bake 5 to 7 minutes or until hot.
  5. Brown beef in 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat, stirring frequently; drain.
  6. Stir in 1 1/2 cups of the salsa.
  7. Reduce heat to medium; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until hot.
  8. Serve tostada shells topped with hot beef mixture, shredded lettuce, cheese, tomatoes and remaining salsa.


Most Helpful

I substituted cooked, shredded chicken for the beef but otherwise followed the recipe. Quick prep time and very good!

LainieBug January 25, 2006

A fast, tasty way to make dinner (or lunch, I'm not one to judge). I made a few changes -- adding a tablespoon of shredded cheese on top the refried beans before baking, and cooking the beef with low-sodium taco seasoning rather than the salsa. I also used fewer chopped green chiles since I had to make my dinner kid-friendly. I really liked baking the tostada shells; it really made them taste restaurant-style. Thanks, Charles, for sharing!

rochsann February 02, 2005

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