Beef Tostadas {Filling}
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
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Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 1 - lb(s) ground beef
  • 1 - Tbsp minced onion
  • 1 - tsp garlic powder
  • 1 - cup(s) red salsa
  • 1 - Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 - tsp ground cumin
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 8 - tostada shells**
  • 1 - cup(s) shredded cheddar cheese**
  • Garnish: - shredded lettuce**
  • Side: - refried beans**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. In a large skillet, brown the ground beef with the minced onion and garlic powder. Drain and return to the stove. Stir in the salsa, chili powder and ground cumin. Warm through over low heat for 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Place the tostadas onto a plate and add shredded lettuce and beef mixture. Top with shredded cheese.
  3. Warm the refried beans.
  4. Serve Beef Tostadas with side of beans.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Brown 2 lbs. ground beef with 2 Tbsp minced onion and 2 tsp garlic powder. Drain and let cool.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • Half of the browned ground beef
  • 1 cup red salsa
  • 1 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • Salt and pepper

Remove as much air as you can and seal. Freeze up to 6 months in your fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to a skillet and reheating. Assemble tostadas as directed.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Omit the shredded cheese topping for dairy-free meal.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when served with gluten-free sides.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Beef Tostadas {Filling}

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and reheat the filling in skillet. Assemble on tostadas with shredded lettuce and shredded cheese.
Serve with refried beans.

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