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Cheesy Beef Tostadas

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4 servings

Spicy beef. Hearty beans. Shredded cheese. Lettuce, tomato and a dollop of sour cream atop a crispy tortilla. All that—in one Healthy Living recipe.

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  • Heat oven to 400ºF.
  • Place tortillas in single layer on baking sheet; spray with cooking spray. Sprinkle evenly with 1 tsp. chili powder. Bake 7 to 8 min. or until crisp.
  • Meanwhile, brown meat in large skillet. Add beans, salsa and remaining chili powder; cook 4 min. or until heated through, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Stir in half the cheese.
  • Spread meat mixture onto tortillas; top with remaining cheese, lettuce, tomatoes and sour cream.

Special Equipment Needed

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Using extra-lean ground beef eliminates the draining step of the cooked meat.


  • 4 servings

Healthy Living

  • Good source of calcium
  • Good source of fiber
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Diabetes Center

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 2-1/2 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 2 Starch
  • 1 Vegetable
  • 3 Meat (L)
  • 1/2 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

Feel good about serving these tostadas to your friends and family. As a bonus, the beans are a good source of fiber and the cheese is a good source of calcium.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings
Calories 360
Total fat 11g
Saturated fat 5g
Cholesterol 55mg
Sodium 640mg
Carbohydrate 38g
Dietary fiber 9g
Sugars 4g
Protein 27g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 35 %DV
Vitamin C 15 %DV
Calcium 40 %DV
Iron 25 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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