Chalupas or Tostadas

chalupasFry some corn tortillas in a bit of hot oil until crisp and drain on paper towels.

Put the fried tortillas on a baking pan and turn the oven to broil. Spread some refried beans on each tortilla. Top with some sliced avocado, salsa, and grated cheese. Broil until the cheese melts. Sprinkle some chopped lettuce on top.



  1. Anonymous says:

    yea ,.. but is mexican food,.. no chicano,.. no texmex,.. very good mexican food,..

  2. Anonymous says:

    you just described what in South Texas are called flautas

  3. Anonymous says:

    the chalupas i make have actual meat in them and are roled up instead if a flat crispy tortilla


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