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Tostadas with Ground Pork

Tostados with Ground PorkPork is the meat of choice in Mexican dishes, so lean ground pork is perfect for these quick and tasty tostadas.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 pound lean ground pork
1 cup chopped onion
1 cup salsa, hot or mild
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/4 cup sliced ripe olives
4 crisp corn tortillas, tostada style
2 to 4 cups shredded lettuce
1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack or cheddar cheese
1 medium-size tomato, cut in thin wedges
1/2 cup sour cream
Additional salsa

Cooking Directions:

  1. In large skillet, brown ground pork with onion. Stir in salsa and chili powder; cover and cook over low heat 15 minutes. Stir in olives.
  2. For each tostado place a 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 salsa.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories 420 calories; Protein 28 grams; Fat 23 grams; Sodium 690 milligrams; Cholesterol 90 milligrams.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of Pork, Be Inspired®.