Scarecrow Tostadas

Scarecrow Tostadas

Simple beef tostadas go goofy when you dress them up with fun veggie shapes.

Prep Time

45

Minutes

Total Time

45

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
can (16 oz) Old El Paso® vegetarian refried beans
2
teaspoons ground cumin
1/2
teaspoon garlic salt
6
Old El Paso® tostada shells (from 4.5-oz box)
6
ready-to-eat baby-cut carrots
6
red bell pepper slices
12
cherry tomatoes
About 4 teaspoons sour cream
12
ripe olive slices
1 1/2
cups finely shredded Mexican or taco-seasoned cheese blend (6 oz)
1 1/2
cups chopped leaf lettuce
6
triangle-shaped tortilla chips (about 3 inch)
  1. In 10-inch skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Add beans, cumin and garlic salt. Reduce heat to low; cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until hot.
  2. Meanwhile, heat tostada shells as directed on box.
  3. To assemble tostadas, spread 1/2 cup beef mixture onto each tostada shell. Place carrots in center of each for nose, red bell pepper slice for mouth and 2 cherry tomatoes for eyes. Spoon 1/4 teaspoon sour cream on each tomato eye; top with olive slices. Sprinkle 1/4 cup cheese and 1/4 cup lettuce around top edge of each tostada. Place tortilla chip on top of each tostada for scarecrow hat. Serve immediately.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tips
Prepare the bell peper and olives before heating the tostada shells.
Have kids make their own scarecrow faces on the tostadas.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 440
    • (Calories from Fat 230),
  • Total Fat 25g
    • (Saturated Fat 11g,
    • Trans Fat 2g),
  • Cholesterol 85mg;
  • Sodium 1140mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 26g
    • (Dietary Fiber 6g,
    • Sugars 3g),
  • Protein 26g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.