Beef, Veggie & Cheese Tostadas

fresh ingredients


  • 12 oz
    ground beef
  • 2 pcs
    roma tomatoes
  • 4 oz
    beef stock
  • 6 pcs
    flour tortillas
  • 4 oz
  • 2 oz
  • 8 oz
    lime crema
  • 8 oz
    mixed cheese
  • 2 oz
  • 1 oz
    green onion
  • 2 oz
    green bell pepper
  • 1 oz
    taco blend
  • 1 oz
    chopped onion
  • 12 oz

Not Included

Salt & pepper

Olive oil


Kitchen Items Needed

Medium bowl

Large pan

Baking sheet

Wooden spoon 

Zester/box grater

Small bowl 

cook along



Adjust rack to top position (top and middle positions for 4 servings) & preheat oven to 450ºF;

Dice tomato;

Remove leaves from stems & roughly chop cilantro;

Zest lime. Squeeze juice of lime into a small bowl;

Halve, core, thinly slice green pepper into strips;

Cut lettuce into thin pieces.

1Make Salsa & Lime Crèma

In a medium bowl, combine tomato, cilantro, 1/3 of chopped onion, 1/3 lime juice, a pinch of salt & pepper. In small bowl with lime, add sour cream & lime zest. Stir in a splash of water, 1 tsp at a time, until mixture reaches a drizzling consistency. Season with salt.

2Prepare Beef

Heat a drizzle of olive oil in a large pan over medium-high heat. Add beef, taco spice blend, & rest of chopped onion. Cook breaking up meat into pieces, until browned, 4-5 minutes.

3Simmer Beef & Veggies

Once beef is browned, add green pepper, carrots & a pinch of salt to pan. Cook, stirring, until veggies are tender & beef is cooked through, 5-7 minutes. Simmer until thickened, 1-2 minutes. 

4Toast Tortillas

Brush or rub olive oil to coat tortillas on both sides. Arrange on a baking sheet in a single layer. Gently prick each tortilla in a few places with a fork. Bake on top rack, flipping halfway through, until lightly golden, 4-5 minutes per side. Watch carefully to avoid burning.


Divide tortillas between plates; evenly sprinkle with cheese. Top with beef mixture, salsa, lettuce & crema.