Tostada Tropical

Creative Meals

A Recipe by El Popular

An Island Escape on a Plate. Quick, easy, and oh-so delicious; these Tostadas Tropical will transport you to a warm tropical island. Take a bite, close your eyes, and feel the sun on your face with warm sand under your feet.

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  • Prep Time: 15 mins

  • Cook Time: 35 mins

  • Makes: 8 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg. (12 oz.) El Popular Chorizo

  • ½ pineapple diced into ½ inch squares

  • 1 yellow bell pepper diced

  • 3 yukon gold potatoes, diced into ¼ inch squares

  • 1 cup asiago cheese grated

  • ½ head lettuce shredded

  • Salt to taste

  • 8 tostadas

  • 1 medium onion finely chopped

  • 1 can (16oz.) refried beans

  • ¼ cup corn oil

  • 1 medium tomato diced

  • Crema mexican or sour cream

Directions

  • Remove casing from chorizo and place in large skillet.

  • Cook 8-10 minutes over medium heat.

  • Meanwhile, cook beans in a medium pan over medium heat.

  • Break up chorizo while cooking. Drain.

  • Add chopped onions, peppers, tomatoes, and sauté for 2 minutes.

  • Add pineapple and continue to sauté over low flame.

  • Salt and season to taste.

  • Lightly spread beans over tostada and cover with a layer of chorizo mixture.

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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