Chipotle Beef Tostadas


Tostadas with some spicy flavorful beef topped with some sour cream and cheese.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
8 servings


  • 1 tablespoon canola oil

  • 4 small potatoes, cut into very small cubes

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • 2 pounds ground beef

  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt

  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt

  • 2 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce

  • ½ cup water

  • 8 crispy tostada shells

  • ¼ cup sour cream, or to taste

  • ¼ cup shredded Mexican cheese blend, or to taste


  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat; cook and stir potatoes, onion, and garlic in the hot oil until onion is softened, about 7 minutes. Add ground beef, seasoned salt, and garlic salt; cook and stir until ground beef is browned and crumbly, 10 to 15 minutes.

  2. Blend chipotle peppers in adobo sauce and water in a blender until sauce is smooth. Pour sauce into ground beef mixture; cook and stir until potatoes are tender, 10 to 15 more minutes.

  3. Layer each tostada with chipotle beef, sour cream, and Mexican cheese blend.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

412 Calories
25g Fat
24g Carbs
23g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 412
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 25g 32%
Saturated Fat 10g 48%
Cholesterol 77mg 26%
Sodium 510mg 22%
Total Carbohydrate 24g 9%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 23g
Vitamin C 18mg 92%
Calcium 70mg 5%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 636mg 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.