Southwest Beef Tostadas
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Southwest Beef Tostadas

Crispy, crunchy tostadas provide a change of pace from classic tacos.

8
servings
15 min
PREP TIME
30 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

1 pound lean ground beef

1 teaspoon chili powder

1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

1/4 teaspoon garlic salt

1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)

1/8 teaspoon salt

8 corn tostadas

8 (3/4-ounce) slices Land O Lakes® Sharp Cheddar American Blend

2 cups shredded or chopped lettuce

2 avocados, sliced

1 cup prepared pico de gallo

1/2 cup sliced black olives

Chopped cilantro, if desired

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350ºF.

  2. STEP 2

    Heat 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add ground beef, chili powder, cumin, garlic salt, ground red pepper and salt; cook over medium heat, 6-10 minutes or until beef is no longer pink. Remove from heat; keep warm.

  3. STEP 3

    Place tostadas onto baking sheet; top each with 1 slice cheese. Bake 3-5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Remove from oven. Divide meat evenly among tostadas.

  4. STEP 4

    Top each with lettuce, avocado slices, pico de gallo, sliced olives and cilantro, if desired.

Nutrition

370Calories
27Fat (mg)
55Cholesterol (mg)
600Sodium (mg)
17Carbohydrates (g)
5Dietary Fiber
18Protein (g)

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