Tostada

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A tortilla that has been fried until it is crisp and somewhat brittle. A variety of ingredients can be placed on the tostada, such as shredded beef, poultry or fish, refried beans, shredded lettuce, bits of tomato, onion, and peppers. The tostada can then be topped with some type of shredded cheese with a dollop of sour cream or guacamole placed over the cheese. Tostadas or tostados as they are also known, are made in various sizes to be served as a meal if it is larger in size or for small appetizers to be served at parties.

USDA Nutrition Facts

Serving Size2 pieces
Calories138
Protein4g
Total Fat8g
Total Carbohydrates12g
Potassium249mg
Sodium306mg
Cholesterol15mg
Serving Size1 piece
Calories193
Protein11g
Total Fat10g
Total Carbohydrates13g
Potassium351mg
Sodium550mg
Cholesterol25mg
Serving Size1 piece
Calories155
Protein6g
Total Fat6g
Total Carbohydrates18g
Potassium280mg
Sodium377mg
Cholesterol21mg

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