Main Dishes

Shrimp Tostadas

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It's Taco Tuesday! This time I have an open faced "taco" for you - a tostada! Can you believe I have never made tostadas before? After trying this recipe I am a believer! These are easy and fast to put together. Serve with a side of Spanish rice and you have a great Mexican feast!

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For the shrimp:

1 lb. medium shrimp (51-60 count), peeled and deveined
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 c. salsa verde (I used Herdez brand)

1/2 t. salt

For the guacamole:

2 medium avocados
2 T. white onion, minced
1/4 c. cilantro, chopped
1 lime, juiced
1 t. salt
1/2 t. black pepper

For assembling the tostadas:

6 tostada shells (I used Ortega brand)
1 (16 oz.) can fat free refried beans, heated
Shredded romaine or bibb lettuce
Guacamole (recipe above)
Shrimp (recipe above)
3/4 c. (2 T. each tostada) salsa verde, for topping
6 T. (1 T. for each tostada) shredded cheese of your choice, for topping
For the shrimp: Combine the shrimp with the garlic, salsa and salt in a medium bowl. If you have time, let it sit in the fridge for a couple of hours. If not, no problem! Heat a medium skillet over...
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Nutritions

Calories
2992

Sodium
22498mg
937% DV

Fat
28g
44% DV

Protein
525g
1050% DV

Carbs
69g
23% DV

Fiber
44g
177% DV