Tostada Recipes

From traditional ceviche to a classic chicken salad, find fun and new ways to top crispy tostadas.

Staff Picks

Crispy Oven Beef-and-Bean Tostadas

Rating: 4.29 stars
A healthier way to make tostadas and better tasting. The simple secret to making crispy tostadas is baking the corn tortillas instead of frying.

Tuna Lime Tostadas

Rating: 4.27 stars
This refreshing recipe is great for a hot summer day! White albacore tuna, onion, and corn are mixed with the flavors of lime, cilantro, and piquant hot sauce. Serve on a tostada or in a taco shell!

Shredded Beef Tostadas

Tostadas are delicious stacks of toppings on crispy, flat, corn tortillas. Spread a layer of refried beans, then a layer of delicious shredded beef, and add other layers of lettuce, cheese, chopped tomatoes and your favorite salsa or other toppings, and enjoy! This recipe is customizable for your family's tastes!

Crispy Ground Turkey Tostadas

Rating: 5 stars
These fresh, delicious crispy ground turkey tostadas are made with lots of taco spices, sassy poblano, and tasty pickled red onions.

Chicken Tostadas

Rating: 5 stars
Chicken and veggie tostadas are baked in oven.

Sausage and Egg Tostadas

Rating: 5 stars
Make your next brunch a special occasion with tostadas filled with crumbled sausage, shredded cheese, cooked eggs and salsa.
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Instant Pot® Chicken Tinga

Rating: 4.8 stars
Heat is something you cannot take shortcuts with when it comes to tinga. Classic tinga is spicy and that is a fact. Where you can take shortcuts is in the cooking of the chicken. Let your multi-functional pressure cooker take the fuss out of things for you while you kick back and enjoy this classic! Garnish with sliced avocado, cilantro, and cotija cheese if desired.

Simple Shrimp Tostadas

Rating: 4.63 stars
My aunt wowed me with her simple, yet delicious shrimp tostada recipe. It is very simple to make and everyone asks for more! I use garlic salt for the salt!

Chipotle Beef Tostadas

Rating: 4.4 stars
Tostadas with some spicy flavorful beef topped with some sour cream and cheese.

Black Bean Tostadas

Rating: 5 stars
I made up this recipe trying to duplicate the black bean tostadas at my favorite Mexican restaurant! They taste great and are quick, easy, and healthy!

Raw Vegetable Ceviche

Rating: 4 stars
This Mexican vegetable ceviche with cauliflower, carrots, mushrooms, and tomatoes is usually served on tostadas and is a great raw vegan meal. The vegetables marinate for about 1 hour in a lime dressing. [Recipe originally submitted to]

Inspiration and Ideas

Chipotle Beef Tostadas
Rating: Unrated
"My husband LOVED it. It's pretty spicy, so in the future I will cut down the chipotle peppers—but it is good!" – kahlan
Chef John's Chicken Tinga
Rating: Unrated
See how to make spicy chipotle chicken that's perfect for topping tostadas.

Ceviche de Soya

This soy ceviche tostadas recipe comes straight from Mexico. Textured soy and vegetables are cured in a lime marinade and make a great vegan topping for tostadas. [Recipe originally submitted to]