Pobre Niño’s Easy Tostadas

Creative Meals

A Recipe by El Popular

From Taco Truck to Your Table. If you don’t frequent a Taquería, you may not know that a tostada is a large, flat, and hard tortilla that can be topped with just about anything. Whip up Pobre Niño’s Easy Tostadas tonight, and bring the flavor of Mexican street food to your kitchen!

Let’s Get Started

  • Prep Time: 15 mins

  • Cook Time: 25 mins

  • Makes: 4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 link (6 oz.) El Popular Chorizo

  • 1 can 16 oz. refried beans

  • 6 corn tostada (pre-made or homemade)

  • 1 tomato diced

  • 1 cup grated queso fresco

  • 1 cup shredded lettuce

  • Salsa

  • 1 onion diced

Directions

  • In a skillet remove chorizo from casing and stir fry in a skillet over medium heat for 10 to 15 minutes, do not drain.

  • Add one can of Refried Beans to the cooked chorizo and mixed thoroughly.

  • Simmer for 5 minutes.

  • Spread chorizo and beans over tostada add shredded lettuce, onion and tomato.

  • Garnish with grated Queso Fresco (fresh farmers cheese) or Quesadilla Cheese (melting cheese).

Chorizo 101

  • Chorizo is a spicy sausage believed to have come from Ancient Rome and later adopted by the Spaniards who brought it to Mexico.

  • Unlike Spanish Chorizo — Mexican style is soft, raw, uncured, and uncooked.

  • Similar to how Americans view bacon, Chorizo is a versatile ingredient one can use to enhance any dish!

Directions

  • Remove casing from Chorizo links.

  • Place desired amount in a non-stick skillet.

  • Break-up Chorizo while cooking at medium heat.

  • Sauté for 7-8 minutes until the Chorizo is fully cooked or the internal temperature has reached 165 degrees (F).

  • Enjoy on or in any dish.

Chorizo 101

  • Chorizo is a spicy sausage believed to have come from Ancient Rome and later adopted by the Spaniards who brought it to Mexico.

  • Unlike Spanish Chorizo — Mexican style is soft and comes raw, uncured, and uncooked.

  • Similar to how Americans view bacon, Chorizo is a versatile ingredient one can use to enhance any dish!

Directions

  • Remove casing from Chorizo links.

  • Place desired amount in a non-stick skillet.

  • Break-up Chorizo while cooking at medium heat.

  • Sauté for 7-8 minutes until the Chorizo is fully cooked or the internal temperature has reached 165 degrees (F).

  • Enjoy on or in any dish.

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