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tostadas supreme

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a recipe by
Lynnda Cloutier
Mission Viejo, CA

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

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Ingredients For tostadas supreme

  • 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

  • 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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