In the heart of Mexico City, on the hallowed grounds of Tepeyac Hill, lies a sacred site that has captured the devotion and admiration of millions around the world, Our Lady of Guadalupe. This iconic manifestation of the Virgin Mary has become a symbol of faith, hope, and cultural identity, captivating the hearts of believers and curious minds alike.
In Mexico, during the festivities surrounding the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, both on her actual feast day and the days leading up to the celebration, the aroma of tostadas fills the air. Tostadas, a staple during these joyous days, reflect deep-rooted traditions that characterize the celebration of Our Lady of Guadalupe. The streets and homes resonate with the sounds of festivities, and you're likely to encounter the irresistible allure of tostadas in various flavors and preparations, serving as a delicious symbol of communal joy and reverence during this special time.
Partake in this easily customizable dinner for you and your friends or family. Here's a simple recipe for serving tostadas during your celebration.
Crispy Tostadas- Our Lady of Guadalupe
Prep Time: 12 minutes
Bake Time: 30-35 minutes
Yields: 8 tostadas
Mexican Ground Beef (Try my recipe here) or shredded or diced chicken, pork or beef.
Crispy corn tostada shells (store bought)
Pico de gallo
Make the ground beef according to the directions explained here.
Warm the crispy tostada shells by placing them on a baking sheet and heating them for 5 minutes at 350 degrees.
Warm the refried beans in a microwave safe bowl or in a small pot over medium heat. If you use the microwave be sure to cover them with a paper towel to avoid a mess.
Assemble the tostadas by smoothing a layer of refried beans over the shell and sprinkling the ground beef on top of that.
Feel free to customize your tostadas with any additional toppings listed above.
Serve with rice or chips and queso.
Did you make the crispy tostadas recipe for Our Lady of Guadalupe? If so I would love to see it, drop a picture in the comment or send it to me on social media, Facebook @HisGirlSunday or Instagram @steffani_hisgirlsunday.