Tostadas Supreme

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Ingredients

4 flour tortillas, 8 inch size
2 cups refried beans
2 cups shredded beef or chicken
1 cup salsa
oil for deep frying
2 cups shredded lettuce
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1/2 cup sour cream
1 avocado, sliced

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Lynnda Cloutier Recipe
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Well Seasoned
Mission Viejo, CA (pop. 93,305)
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Member Since Aug 2011
Lynnda's notes for this recipe:
These are so good. I don't usually fry the tortillas to make the baskets, but drape them over forms and bake them in the oven.
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Directions

1
Heat 2 cups oil in deep 1 1/2 quart pot. Using tongs, put tortilla over top of pot and push into hot oil with a metal ladle so that sides of tortilla turn up to form a basket. Fry about 1 minute til golden and crispy. Remove and drain on paper towels. Repeat process with each tortilla.
2
Fill basket with layers of warm beans, shredded meat mixture, lettuce and cheese. Top with sour cream, avocado and salsa.
3
Note: Special frying baskets for tostada shells are available where housewares are sold. Follow manufacturer's instructions for us.
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user Pat Duran kitchenchatter - Sep 25, 2013
Another pinch- sorry about that. thanks for all these great sounding recipes.
user sherry monfils smonfils - Sep 25, 2013
Perfect, I have these large taco pans that I can use for the tostadas.
Then, I can bake, instead of fry! Voila! Thanks Lynnda:-)
user Lynnda Cloutier eatygourmet - Sep 25, 2013
Well, thanks ladies. Pinch all you like. I'm immune to those kind of pinches!
user Toni T Toni6921 - Sep 26, 2013
I love your recipe, Lynnda, and It will be pinched and passed along to family and friends!!

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