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Microwave Beef-Topped Tostadas

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Category: Mexican, Beef

 Ingredients List

  • 4 lg Flour tortillas
  • 1 lb Lean ground beef
  • 1 Onion, chopped
  • 1 Jalapeno pepper, seed/dice
  • 1 Garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tb Chili powder
  • 1 ts Ground cumin
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • Pn Pepper
  • 1 lg Tomato, seeded and chopped
  • 1 c Lettuce, shredded
  • 1 c Cheddar cheese, shredded


Pierce tortillas in a few places; microwave each on rack at High for 1-1/2
to 2 minutes or until barely crisp, turning and rotating once. Place on
microwaveable plates.

In 8-cup bowl, crumble beef; add onion, jalapeno and garlic. Microwave at
High, stirring often, for 3-5 minutes or until meat is no longer pink; stir
in chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper.

Add tomatoes; microwave at High for 1-2 minutes or until hot. Using slotted
spoon, divide among tortillas; sprinkle with lettuce, then cheese.
Microwave each at High for 30-60 seconds or until cheese melts.

Serve open-faced with sour cream or salsa.

Holland: "Microwave: Tortilla Update"

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