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Mexican Beef Tostadas

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Ingredients
  Onion 1 Small, cut into pieces
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), halved
  Ground beef 1 Pound
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chili powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sharp process american cheese 8 Ounce, cut in cubes to make 2 cups
  Bread slice 1⁄2 , torn in pieces
  Head of lettuce 1 Small, cut in eighths
  Tomatoes 2 Medium, quartered
  Tortillas 12 (Canned Or Frozen)
  Mexican fried beans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Hot sauce 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (For Tostadas)
Directions

Put onion and garlic in blender container; blend till coarsely chopped.
In skillet cook beef, onion, and garlic till meat is browned.
Drain off fat.
Add salt and chili powder.
Place cheese and bread in blender container; blend till coarsely chopped.
Transfer to small bowl.
Place lettuce in blender; cover with cold water.
Blend till coarsely chopped.
Drain well.
Transfer to small bowl.
Place tomatoes in blender container; blend till coarsely chopped.
Drain well.
Transfer to small bowl.
In skillet fry tortillas till crisp in 1/4 inch hot oil.
Drain.
Spoon about 1/4 cup meat mixture onto each.
Top with Mexican Fried Beans, tomato, lettuce, and cheese.
Pass Hot Sauce for Tostadas.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Blending
Dish: 
Curry
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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