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Lynnda Cloutier


From my old recipes


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    2 cans (1 lb. each) refried beans
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    1 small bottle or can beer
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    1 pkg. of 12 corn tortillas (and oil for frying tortillas)
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    1/2 head lettuce, shredded
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    2 to 3 medium tomatoes, chopped
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    1/4 lb. cheddar cheese, shredded
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    1 small can mexican hot sauce or sauce for tacos (preferably containing little or not vinegar)

How to Make Chalupas


  1. Empty the refried beans into a pan and heat slowly. Stir often and thin with beer until the beans are the consistency of soft mashed potatoes.
  2. Meanwhile, pour the oil into a skillet to a depth of 1/4 to 1/2". Fry 12 tortillas quickly 1 at a time, turning once, until crisp. Drain on paper towels or have ready to precooked tortillas.
  3. Drain on paper towels or have ready to precooked tortillas. Spread the hot beans over the tortillas. Top with a mound of shredded lettuce, a tablespoon of chopped tomatoes, a spoonful of shredded cheese and Mexican hot sauce or sauce for tacos to taste. Garnish with sour cream if desired. Makes 1 dozen
    Source: My Old Recipes

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About Chalupas

Course/Dish: Pork

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