Oh what a treat we have today. Just imagine getting these crunchy tortilla tostada with tuna on your lunch break or served during a Sunday brunch? Wouldn’t you immediately start doing a happy dance? I would, I mean I did because not only do they look delicious but they also taste delicious. With lots of vegetables in the roasted tomato salsa and brown beans and tuna and avocado and egg and guacamole. My what is not on these tostadas. So are you ready to get see how these crunchy tortilla tostada with tuna are made? Lets get started!
Tostadas are a great, they really are. The base is a tortilla and there a multiple ways to get them all nice and crunchy:
- Fry them in a pan with hot oil. The tortilla will get crunchy rather fast like at max a minute per side. Drain the excess oil on a paper towel.
- Put a tortilla in the microwave between two paper towels and heat them on high for about a minute. Then another minute without the top paper towel.
- Bake them in the oven. First brush a layer of cooking spray (which I used) or oil on the tortilla front and back. Then bake in the oven at 350℉/175℃ for about 10 minutes (turn at the 5 minutes time mark).
Then you have like a million options to dress the tostada completely to your liking. For these crunchy tortilla tostada with tuna I used some tortilla channel favorites and then some. Here the list of all the toppings:
The mashed brown beans are very easy to make. First fry the onion then add brown beans and about a cup of water. Stir and then add a teaspoon of paprika and a teaspoon of cumin. Let it simmer on medium heat for about 10 to 15 minutes. Take of the heat. Secure about 30 brown beans for decorating purposes. Then transfer all the brown beans into a bowl and mash the brown beans with at fork. They are ready to use as topping on the tostadas.
How to make crunchy tortilla tostada with tuna
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Easy to make and good enough to bite it! What are your favorite toppings for a tostada? Write them down in the comment box below.
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Crunchy tortilla tostada with tuna are made with lots of vegetables and salsa and brown beans and tuna and avocado and egg and guacamole. Lets get started!
- 1 egg
- 2 flour tortillas
- 1 small can of brown beans (340 grams)
- 2 tbsp of vegetable oil
- ½ onion
- 1 cup of water
- 1 tsp of paprika powder
- 1 tsp of cumin powder
- 1 can of tuna (80 grams)
- 1 cup of smooth roasted tomato salsa
- ½ cup of guacamole
- ½ avocado
- Iceberg lettuce for decorating
- 30 brown beans for decorating
- ½ cup of grated cheese
Boil the egg (I boil them for 7 minutes so they are medium hard), drain and put into cold water
Slice half of the avocado in thin slices
Heat a small pan with 2 tbsp of vegetable oil
First add the onion and fry them until soft and transparent. This takes about 3 minutes
Then add the brown beans, the paprika and then the cumin and stir through before adding the cup of water
Let the beans get to the boil
Stir and reduce the heat to medium to let the brown beans simmer for about 10-15 minutes
Take the beans of the heat. Drain the brown beans preserving about 30 brown beans for decorating and transfer to a bowl
Mash the brown beans
Preheat the oven at 350℉/175℃
Spray the tortillas with cooking spray or vegetable oil on both sides
Bake in the oven for about 10 minutes (turn at about 5 minutes in the oven).
Start plating the tostada and start with the smooth roasted tomato salsa
Then the mashed brown beans before adding the avocado and a tbsp of guacamole
Drain the liquid from the can of tuna and put about half of it on the tostada
Decorate with cheese, corn, lettuce and brown beans
Ready to serve
The preparation time is without the time it takes to make the smooth roasted tomato salsa and also not include the time to prepare the guacamole.