Saturday, March 7, 2009

shredded meat tostada...

this is a great dish for a crowd!  you can make things ahead & even assign toppings to other people.  you can use chicken, beef or pork.  in the theme i started i used pork.  enjoy!

{shredded meat tostada}

4 lbs. chicken, beef or pork- cooked & cut up
2 sweet onions, chopped
3-4 cloves garlic, minced
3- 28 oz. cans crushed tomatoes
2- 7 oz. cans diced green chilies
3- 15 oz. cans pinto beans, undrained
1 1/2 TBSP oregano flakes
1 TBSP cumin
salt & pepper
juice of 3 limes (don't add until after cooked)

Uncooked flour tortillas- fried

Mix together all ingredients except lime juice & tortillas.  Pour into a large roaster.  Cook @ 325 degrees for 2-3 hours.
Squeeze lime juice on just before serving.

Place fried tortilla on a large plate.  Spoon on meat & bean mix.  Top with Sweet rice or Spanish rice.  Serve with any additional desired toppings.

Sour Cream
Pico de gallo
Sweet Corn

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