Guadalajara Tostada

An enticing starter perfect for a small bite before the main course. Featuring Custom Culinary® Gold Label Savory Roasted Beef Base and Custom Culinary® Master’s Touch® Roasted Garlic Flavor Concentrate, Guadalajara Tostada combines the flavors of beef, cumin, chipotle peppers, onions, green chilies, refried beans, lettuce, queso fresco, tomatoes, guacamole, and cilantro on a fried corn tortilla.


What You'll Need

Amount Ingredients
4 Tbsps Custom Culinary® Gold Label Savory Roasted Beef Base
1/2 tsp. Custom Culinary® Master’s Touch® Roasted Garlic Flavor Concentrate
2 Tbsps Cumin, Ground
8 Tbsps Chipolte Peppers, Canned in Adobo
4 lbs Beef Brisket, Trimmed
1/8 cup Vidalia Onions, Cut into Thin Strips, Sautéed
  Green Chilies, Canned, Small Diced
1/4 cup Refried Beans, Canned, Hot
1 each Corn Tortilla (6"), Flat, Fried Crisp
2 -3 Tbsps Iceberg Lettuce, Shredded
1 Tbsp. Queso Fresco (Mexican white cheese) Crumbled
2 Tbsps Tomatoes, Fresh , Small Diced
1 Tbsp. Guacamole, Fresh or Prepared
1 Tbsp. Cilanto, Fresh Chopped
PREPARATION

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. In a small bowl blend Gold Label Savory Roasted Beef Base and Master’s Touch® Roasted Garlic Flavor Concentrate, cumin and chipotle, Season the raw brisket on both sides with the rub mixture. Place in a roasting pan and roast, uncovered, for 1 hour.
  3. Add enough water to yield about 1/2 inch of liquid in the roasting pan. Lower oven to 300°F, cover pan tightly and continue cooking for 3 hours, or until fork-tender.
  4. Trim the fat and slice meat across the grain and shred.
  5. To assemble 1 Portion:
  6. In a small sauté pan or pot, heat, 1 ½ - 2 oz. of shredded beef brisket, onions and green chilies. Heat 1 minute.
  7. Spread refried beans evenly on fried tortilla.
  8. Top with hot brisket mixture, tomatoes, lettuce, queso fresco, guacamole and cilantro.

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