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Item # 149599
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About this item

  • 30 Ole tostadas
  • Authentic Mexican flavor
  • Healthier than using flour tortillas
  • Great for meals or appetizers
  • Made with only five ingredients
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Description

Ole Corn Tostadas (30 ct., 12.4 oz.) are a delicious way to enjoy authentic and traditional Mexican dishes and appetizers. Derived from the Spanish word for 'toasted,' these delicious corn tostadas are sturdy enough for layers of toppings like refried beans, ground beef, ceviche, guacamole, sour cream or cheese. They're also great with pozole and a squirt of lime or broken up and used as crispy chips for dipping.

What Is a Tostada?

Ole Corn Tostadas are crispy, fried tortillas that are often spread with refried beans or guacamole and topped with vegetables or other ingredients. Popular in Mexico, the tortilla, frequently made with corn, is flat or bowl-shaped after frying and given a layer of guacamole or beans that is thick enough to hold the other toppings. Depending on the region, Ole tostadas can be topped with chicken, pork or seafood and some combination of vegetables and creamy additions such as lettuce, tomato, cheese, onion, cilantro, salsa, and sour cream. The corn tostadas originated as a way to use stale tortillas but evolved into a love-affair food that's as versatile as it is delicious.

Are Corn Tostadas Better For You?

Corn tostadas, of course, are made of corn, which is considered a whole grain. By choosing Ole Corn Tostadas over a flour tortilla, you are eating whole grains that are generally higher in fiber and contain a variety of vitamins and minerals. Corn tostadas are also typically smaller than flour tortillas, so are usually lower in calories.

About Ole Mexican Foods

Great food has the power to draw people closer in a particular way that very few things can. As a company, Ole Mexican Foods has been driven by a passion for great Mexican food that has been loved for generations. Veronica Moreno, the founder of the company, began making and selling authentic tortillas in Atlanta, Georgia in 1988. She used the traditional ingredients and techniques passed down to her from her native Mexico. Veronica, her family and her staff have never lost sight of the importance of creating delicious foods that bring families of all shapes and sizes together at the table.

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