Chili Tostadas

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Jan. 10, 2012


Corn tortillas 6
Ground beef 1 Pound
Chopped onion 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Green chili peppers To Taste
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Canned chili con came with beans 15 Ounce (1 can)
Shredded monterey jack cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Lettuce head 1/2 Medium
Avocado 1 Large , peeled and chopped
Tomatoes 3 Medium , peeled and cut into wedges



1. Preheat the oven at 350°.

2. Wrap tortillas in foil and bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes.


3. In a bowl crumble beef and cook with onion, stirring constantly, until beef is brown and onion is limp.

4. Then drain and discard fat.

5. Stir adding peppers, salt and chili con carne to the meat mixture and until hot.

6. On a baking sheet place tortillas and spoon over the meat mixture evenly.

7. Divide cheese equally, sprinkle on meat mixture and broil about 4 inches from heat until cheese melts.


8. Serve immediately and serve remaining ingredients as toppings in separate bowls.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 30 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 884Calories from Fat 528

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 60 g92.3%

Saturated Fat 21 g105%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1047 mg43.63%

Total Carbohydrates 55 g18.3%

Dietary Fiber 14 g56%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 39 g78%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet