Preparation info
  • Makes

    48 to 72

    • Difficulty


Appears in
I Hear America Cooking

By Betty Fussell

Published 1986

  • About

Tostados, those crisp wedge-shaped wafers that are to a bowl of salsa as pepper is to salt, originated in the need to use up all those left-over tortillas at the end of the day. Of course today you can buy tostados in bags almost as easily as Fritos, but freshly made tostados taste better and keep their freshness so well that they are worth the small trouble they take to prepare. Any store-bought tortillas will taste better when tostadoed, so this is a good way to use up tortillas that were