Easy tostadas you can make at home for cheaper than fast food.


Tricia Simpson

11/22/20221 min read



  • 12 corn tostadas shells

  • 1 pound hamburger

  • 1 can black beans

  • 1 onion finely chopped

  • 1 can refried beans

  • 1 package taco seasoning

  • 1 cup grated cheese (or crumbled queso fresco)

  1. Toppings you want: tomatoes, avocado, lettuce, sour cream, salsa, ranch (if you're one of my kids, ketchup) etc.

  2. Brown your hamburger with the onion. Add drained black beans.

  3. Spread refried beans on each tostada.

  4. Add a scoop of the meat and beans, add cheese. Then top with your favorite toppings.

|| Prep 5 || Cook 10 || Total 15||

||Servings 6 || Cost $1.17 per serving ||

This is a simple recipe that you can put together way faster than you can drive and go buy them.

Note: To save even more money, make your own tostada shells. Brush a little oil on each side of 12 corn tortillas. Bake at 400 for about 3 minutes on each side.