Tostadas

Meaning “toasted,” tostada on a Mexican restaurant menu refers to a corn tortilla that is formed into a bowl and fried crisp. It is used to hold the same sort of ingredients that fill a burrito. Even flat fried corn tortillas can be the basis of a tostada. On supermarket shelves, Tostitos Scoops are a miniature version that are easy to fill or dip.

Restaurants With This Dish

Maria’s New Mexican Kitchen

SANTA FE, NM

Tito’s Tacos

CULVER CITY, CA

The Little One

TUCSON, AZ

Crisp-fried tortilla holds marinated pork and avocado sauce at Tacos El Gordo in San Diego, CA
Tacos El Gordo

CHULA VISTA, CA

Taco filled with meat and avocado salsa
Taqueria el Franc

TIJUANA, BC

Chunks of slow-roasted pork deeply saturated in a hot-chile marinade
La Posta de Mesilla

MESILLA, NM

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