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Nutrition Facts

Calories 568
  Calories from Fat 376 (66%)
(65%)Total Fat 42g
(77%)Saturated Fat 15g
Polyunsaturated Fat 5g
Monounsaturated Fat 18g
(37%)Cholesterol 111mg
(28%)Sodium 664mg
(16%)Potassium 559mg
Total Carbohydrate 21g
(11%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 6g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(54%)Protein 27g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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Pork Tostados

Ingredients

  • 1 lb lean ground pork

  • 1 cup chopped onion

  • 1 jar (8 ounces) taco sauce

  • 1 tsp chili powder

  • 1/4 cup ripe olives, sliced

  • Vegetable oil

  • 4 corn or flour tortillas, 7-inch diameter

  • 2-4 cups shredded lettuce

  • 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack or Cheddar cheese, optional

  • 1 medium-size tomato, cut in thin wedges

  • 1/2 cup sour cream

  • Additional taco sauce, optional

This basic tostada recipe makes a quick and easy weeknight meal.

Directions

  • In skillet, lightly brown ground pork and onion. Add taco sauce, salt and chili powder; cover and cook over low heat 15 minutes or until pork is done and flavors blended. Stir in ripe olives.
  • For each tostado, place a heated tortilla on a plate. Top with layer of lettuce, then hot pork mixture (about 2/3 cup). Sprinkle with cheese, if desired. Garnish with tomato wedges and dollop of sour cream. Serve with additional taco sauce, if desired.

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