Tuesday June 25th 2019

Tostada Platter – Tostada Compuesta

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Recipe: Tostada Platter – Tostada Compuesta

Summary: This Tostada Platter is Made from Ground Beef, Sharp American Cheese, Garlic, Green Beans and More!


  • 1 pound ground beef

  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 8-ounce can cut green beans
  • 1 8-ounce can red kidney beans
  • Cooking oil
  • 6 10-inch flour tortillas
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • 1 small head_ lettuce, shredded
  • cup shredded sharp American cheese (4 ounces)
  • Creamy French salad dressing


  1. In skillet cook beef, onion, and garlic till meat is brown and onion is tender.
  2. Drain off fat.
  3. Add chili powder and 1/2 teaspoon salt.
  4. Set aside and keep warm.
  5. In saucepan combine undrained green beans and kidney beans; heat and drain.
  6. In heavy skillet heat 1/4 inch cooking oil.
  7. Fry tortillas, one at a time, in hot oil for 20 to 40 seconds on each side or till crisp and golden.
  8. Drain on paper toweling.
  9. Keep warm in foil in 250° oven.
  10. Place tortillas in center of dinner plates.
  11. Dividing ingredients equally among tortillas, layer ingredients for tostadas in the following order: meat, beans, tomato, lettuce, and cheese.
  12. Serve at once.
  13. Pass salad dressing.

Quick notes

Makes 6 servings.

Preparation time: 10 minute(s)

Cooking time: 20 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 6

Culinary tradition: Mexican

Tostada Platter - Tostada Compuesta, 3.0 out of 5 based on 4 ratings
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