Tostadas Recipe -- homemade tostadas topped with a budget-friendly beef and black bean mixture, shredded cheddar cheese, fresh avocado, cilantro, and a tangy lime crema… SO good, perfect for game day (or weeknight dinner)! |

Beef Black Bean and Avocado Tostadas

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 12 minutes
  • Total Time: 32 minutes
  • Yield: 6 tostadas


This easy tostadas recipe is a delicious and fun way to feed a crowd! A simple beef & black bean mixture + homemade tostadas make them budget friendly, too.


For the tostadas:

  • 6 TortillaLand tortillas (flour or corn)
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • kosher salt, to taste
  • 1 batch seasoned beef & beans taco meat
  • shredded Mexican cheese
  • sliced avocado
  • fresh cilantro, chopped

For the lime crema:

  • 1 (5.3-oz.) container Greek yogurt
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Brush the tortillas front and back with olive oil, and sprinkle both sides with kosher salt. Arrange on a baking sheet.
  3. Bake according to the type of tortilla used until the tostada shells are crisp and slightly browned: uncooked flour, 10-12 minutes; precooked flour, 5-6 minutes; corn, 12-14 minutes. Turn the tortillas halfway through baking, and prick any bubbles with a toothpick.
  4. Brown the ground beef in a skillet and drain off any excess grease. Stir in homemade taco seasoning and water, then mix in black beans.
  5. Mix the Greek yogurt with the lime juice and salt to make the lime crema sauce.
  6. To make the tostadas, top a tostada shell with the ground beef/black bean mixture. Sprinkle on shredded cheese, and arrange sliced avocado on top. Drizzle lime crema over the top, and sprinkle fresh chopped cilantro as desired.


  • Calories: 0
  • Sugar: 0 g
  • Sodium: 0 mg
  • Fat: 0 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 0 g
  • Fiber: 0 g
  • Protein: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg