A perfect meal to use up those leftovers.
Tostadas – serves 2-3
10 fried (until dark golden) tortillas or pkg. store bought
1 c. refried black or pinto beans
2 c. shrimp, chicken or steak, shredded or chopped*
Lettuce or spinach, chopped into ribbons
Red or white onion, thinly sliced
Guacamole or avocado slices from 1/2 avocado
1/4 to 1/2 c. roasted red salsa
1/4 to 1/2 c. Queso Fresco or any other fresh cheese, like mozarella
1/4 c. crema mexicana, creme fraiche or sour cream(optional)
Cilantro for garnish (optional)
To assemble: spread fried tortilla with refried beans. Top with meat, guacamole or avocado, cheese, salsa, lettuce, cheese, crema, and onion, enjoy and repeat.
*Pictured is a shrimp tostada. The shrimp was prepared by using about 15 raw, deveined, tail-on shrimp, defrosted in fridge overnight. Add olive oil and 1 clove chopped garlic to pan, sauté and flip once, until opaque throughout, about 8 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste.