Beef Tostadas

Recipe courtesy Food Network Magazine

Prep Time: 20 min Inactive Prep Time: -- Cook Time: 10 min Level: Easy Serves:4 servings



Heat the vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the onion and cook until softened, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook, stirring, 1 minute. Add the beef and 1/2 teaspoon salt and cook, breaking up the meat, until browned, about 3 minutes. Add the tomato paste and chili powder and cook, stirring, about 2 more minutes.

Meanwhile, heat the refried beans in a small saucepan. Thin the sour cream with about 2 tablespoons water in a small bowl.

Spread the beans on the tostadas, then top with the beef and cheese. Drizzle with the sour cream. Top with lettuce, hot sauce and/or cilantro.

Per serving: Calories 660; Fat 42 g (Saturated 16 g); Cholesterol 114 mg; Sodium 1,252 mg; Carbohydrate 38 g; Fiber 7 g; Protein 36 g

Photograph by Antonis Achilleos

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