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Beef Tostadas

Serves 4
Cuisine: Mexican
Category: Appetizers, Steaks, Sandwiches & Salads, On the Grill
Lime marinated grilled flank steak gives a special flavor to Beef Tostadas. Make this easy recipe for a twist to taco night or anytime you are craving a delicious Mexican dinner.
Prep Time
10 mins
Other Time
2 hrs
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
2 hrs 25 mins
  • 1 pound Certified Angus Beef ® flank steak
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated lime zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (16-ounce) can refried beans
  • 4 tostada shells
  • 3 cups shredded lettuce
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 large ripe, avocado, pared, pitted and thinly sliced
  • Salsa
  • Sour cream
  1. Combine vegetable oil, lime juice, zest, cumin and salt. Marinate flank steak in zipper-locking, plastic bag in refrigerator for 2 hours.
  2. Remove steak from marinade; discard marinade. Broil or grill steak 3-inches from heat for 3 to 5 minutes per side, or until center is slightly pink. Slice across the grain.
  3. Spread beans within 1/2-inch of tostada shell edge. Top with lettuce, cheese and avocado. Place steak slices on top.
  4. Serve with fresh tomato salsa and sour cream.
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