Layered Tostadas

Love Using Different Vegetables and Protein Combinations!
Difficulty: Easy
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cooking Time: 30-40 minutes


12 small tortillas

1 cup cooked Chorizo sausage or Andouille, diced

1 green pepper. diced

1 red pepper, diced

1 small onion, diced

1 garlic clove, minced

1 small zucchini, diced

1/2 cup olives, sliced

2 tbsp cilantro, minced

1 cup canned black beans, rinsed & drained

1 tbsp minced parsley

2 tbsp olive oil

1/4 tsp oregano

1/4 tsp smoked paprika

1/4 tsp ground smoked chipotle pepper

2 cups quesadilla cheese

1 small tomato, diced

Mexican crema

vegetable oil for frying



Cooking Tools

2 medium skillets 

In a skillet on medium heat, add; olive oil, green pepper, red pepper, onion, garlic, zucchini, olives, cilantro, sausage.  Saute until slightly tender.  Toss in black beans, paprika, smoked chipotle pepper, salt and pepper to taste. In a second skillet coat bottom lightly with vegetable oil and cook each tortilla on medium heat a minute or two on each side.  Set aside tortillas until ready to layer.  Place 1 fried tortilla on a serving dish, add a layer of filling and sprinkle with cheese.  Add a second layer of tortilla with filling and cheese.  cap off with the last tortilla and some filling, fresh diced tomatoes, cheese and crema.   garnish with minced parsley.
Serves 4

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