Ground Beef Tostadas

Ground Beef Tostadas are not just a dish; they’re an experience. A celebration of flavors and creativity, an invitation to explore, mix and match, and most importantly, enjoy good food. So next time you’re in the mood for something unique, why not try a tostada?


Tostada Shells: 8 pieces or use corn tortillas, follow the tip below
Lean Ground Beef: 1 pound
Water: ⅓ cup
Taco Seasoning: 3 tablespoons
Refried Beans: 1 ½ cups
Suggested Toppings
Crunchy Greens: 2 cups of finely shredded iceberg lettuce
Fresh Tomatoes: 1 cup diced
Cheesy Goodness: 2 cups of shredded Mexican cheese blend
Extras: olives jalapenos, cilantro, diced red onions
Creaminess: ⅔ cup sour cream


Get Started: Preheat your oven to 350°F.
Cook the Beef: In a large pan, brown the ground beef, drain any excess fat, and then stir in water and taco seasoning. Let it simmer for about 5 minutes, or until nicely thickened.
Heat those Beans: While the meat cooks, heat your refried beans, either on the stovetop or in the microwave. Get your toppings ready, too!
Crisp the Shells: Place your tostada shells in the oven for 5 minutes or so, until they’re slightly crispy and smelling fantastic.
Layer It Up: Remove the shells from the oven and begin the fun part – layering! Start with the refried beans, followed by a spoonful of that savory ground beef, and finally, your chosen toppings.
Serve and Enjoy: Your Beef Tostadas are now ready to devour. Serve immediately and enjoy the flavor fiesta!
Corn Tortilla Tip: If using corn tortillas, preheat your oven to 375°F. Brush both sides with olive oil, sprinkle with salt, and bake for 4 minutes. Flip them over and bake for another 5-7 minutes until golden and crisp.Frying Option: You can also fry the tortillas in a shallow pan with a touch of oil until they’re perfectly crispy.