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Shredded beef is sandwiched between two crispy fried corn tortillas with plenty of refried beans and cheese. It's topped off with a fresh avocado salsa.
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Homemade Chalupas

Shredded beef is sandwiched between two crispy fried corn tortillas with plenty of refried beans and cheese. It's topped off with a fresh avocado salsa.
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: Mexican American
Keyword: Chalupa
Servings: 6 chalupas
Calories: 701kcal

Ingredients

  • 12 corn tortillas
  • Vegetable or canola Oil for frying
  • 2 cups refried beans
  • 2 cups cooked and shredded beef
  • 4 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 4 roma tomatoes diced
  • 2 avocados pitted and diced
  • 1/4 white onion minced
  • 1/2 cup cilantro chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 lime juiced

Instructions

  • Pour oil into a heavy skillet to cover the bottom of the pan with about 1/2 to 1-inch of oil. Heat to 350 degrees.
  • Working 1 or 2 at a time, fry tortillas for about 60 seconds per side until crisp and golden. Transfer to a paper towel-lined baking sheet to drain.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Spread some refried beans on top of one of the cooked tortillas. Top with a pinch of mozzarella cheese, some shredded beef, and then more cheese. Top with another tortilla like a sandwich and add another generous pinch of cheese to the top. Place on a baking sheet. Repeat with the remaining tortillas until you have 6 chalupas. Put chalupas in oven for 5 minutes until cheese melts.
  • Meanwhile, make avocado salsa by combining tomatoes, avocados, onion, cilantro, salt, and lime juice in a bowl.
  • Serve chalupas immediately with a heaping spoonful of avocado salsa and some sour cream.

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Nutrition

Calories: 701kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 43g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 112mg | Sodium: 1105mg | Potassium: 796mg | Fiber: 12g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1015IU | Vitamin C: 15.9mg | Calcium: 475mg | Iron: 3.7mg