Beef and Black Bean Tostadas (11.12.15)

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  • 1 lb. ground beef (80/20)
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon cumin
  • ⅛ teaspoon paprika
  • 1 can (15 oz) black beans, rinsed, drained
  • 1 can (16 oz) refried beans
  • 12 tostada shells
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste

Suggested Toppings:

  • Shredded cheese
  • Shredded lettuce
  • Salsa
  • Hot Sauce
  • Jalapeno slices
  • Black olive slices

 In a large skillet, cook ground beef with the following 5 spices, salt and pepper over medium heat until browned; drain. Add black beans and stir until heated through.

In a saucepan, heat refried beans until heated through. Spread refried beans over tostada shells. Top with beef mixture and serve with your choice of toppings.