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.Source: Unknown
·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
How to Make Tostadas Supreme
- 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.
- Fill basket with layers of warm beans, shredded meat mixture, lettuce and cheese. Top with sour cream, avocado and salsa.
- Note: Special frying baskets for tostada shells are available where housewares are sold. Follow manufacturer's instructions for us.