1/2 pound (8 oz.) ground beef
3/4 c. water
1 package (1.25 ounces) taco seasoning mix
1 can (16 oz.) refried beans
1 package tostada shells
2 c. (8 oz. shredded nacho and taco blend cheese
Shredded lettuce, sliced olives, sliced avocado, chopped cilantro, sliced green onions, chopped tomatoes and sour cream


Brown and drain beef. Stir in water and seasoning mix. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and cook while stirring occasionally, 5 to 6 minutes or until mixture is thickened. Spread refried beans on each tostada shell. Top with some meat mixture and some cheese. Broil for 1 to 2 minutes, or until cheese is melted. Garnish with desired toppings.


Serves 10