Beefy Bean Tostadas

Egg-free
Nut-free
High-Fiber
Low-Calorie
Low-Cholesterol
Low-Sugar
Weight Management
Dish type
Dinner
Serves
10
Ready in
40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 (1.25-oz.) pkg. taco seasoning
  • 1 1/4 cups vegetable oil, divided
  • 1 (10-count) pkg. soft corn tortillas (6-inch)
  • 1 (16-oz.) can refried beans
  • 3/4 cup shredded Mexican-style cheese (3 oz.)
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1 tomato chopped
  • 1 avocado pitted, peeled and sliced
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tsp. garlic powder

Directions

Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes
Ready in
40 minutes
  1. Meanwhile, for dressing, in a bowl whisk together 1/2 cup oil, lemon juice and garlic powder until combined. Season with salt to taste. Set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, cook ground beef until browned. Drain fat. Add taco seasoning and 1 cup water. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes. Keep covered; set aside.
  3. In a large heavy skillet heat remaining oil over medium heat to 375°F. Fry tortillas, 1 at a time, until crisp and lightly browned, turning several times. Drain on paper towels.
  4. Place beans in a microwave-safe bowl. Cover and microwave on HIGH 1 to 2 minutes or until heated through, stirring once. Spread warmed beans onto each tortilla, then top with beef mixture. Top each tostada with cheese, lettuce, tomato and avocado; drizzle with dressing. Serve warm.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size
1
Per Serving
Calories 315, Calories Fat 151, Total Fat 17g, Saturated Fat 4g, Cholesterol 37mg, Sodium 544mg, Carbohydrate 24g, Protein 16g
Serving Size1
Calories315
Calories Fat151
Calories (fat) extra47
Total Fat17g
Total Fat (extra)26
Saturated Fat4g
Saturated Fat (extra)25
Trans Fat0g
Cholesterol37mg
Cholesterol (extra)13
Sodium544mg
Sodium (extra)23
Potassium310mg
Carbohydrate24g
Carbohydrate (extra)8
Fiber6g
Fiber (extra)27
Sugars1g
Protein16g
Omega30g
Vitamin A575IU
Vitamin A (extra)12
Vitamin C7mg
Vitamin C (extra)13
Iron2mg
Iron (extra)15