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Easy Ground Beef Tostada Recipe

The easiest Ground Beef Tostadas are made with ground beef, beans, salsa, and seasonings. Dinner is ready in less than 15 minutes!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Ground Beef
Servings: 6
Calories: 351kcal
Author: Stephanie Loaiza


  • Skillet


  • 1 pound lean ground beef (could also use ground turkey)
  • 1 15 ounce can pinto beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup chunky salsa
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • 12 tostadas
  • 2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 1 tomato diced
  • ½ cup sour cream optional topping
  • ½ cup shredded Mexican cheese blend optional topping
  • cup chopped cilantro optional topping


  • In a large skillet, brown ground beef; drain excess grease.
  • Add pinto beans, salsa, chili powder, and cumin to ground beef and stir until heated through.
  • Top each tostada with ground beef mixture, lettuce, tomatoes, sour cream, cheese, and cilantro.


  • You can substitute the ground beef for ground turkey in this recipe.
  • You can also use this ground beef filling for tacos, burritos, enchiladas, nachos, or even on top of a salad.


Calories: 351kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 66mg | Sodium: 659mg | Potassium: 581mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 752IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 134mg | Iron: 3mg