Slow Cooker Tostada - A Bountiful Love

Slow Cooker Tostada

Raise your hand if you love your crockpot and just absolutely get happy with simple meals. Let's call it a lazy meal. This recipe is one of those ridiculously easy and yet super yummy dishes. This Slow Cooker Tostada is just the bomb. Your family will absolutely love this budget recipe.


1 lb browned ground beef
2 cans refried beans, I used the  Homemade Refried Beans
1 package of taco seasoning or use Homemade Taco seasoning, Click here for the recipe.
8 oz can tomato sauce
1/2 cup water
10 tostada shells

toppings of your choice: olives. shredded cheese, lettuce, tomato, avocado, salsa, cilantro, Tapatio sauce


Brown ground beef and strain.

Combine the ground beef, refried beans, taco seasoning, water, tomato sauce in a slow cooker.

Cover and cook on low for 6 hours.

Serve with warmed tostada shells. 

Spread a layer of the ground beef,

Topped with your favorite toppings!

Crunchy good!

Drizzle with Tapatio sauce or with your favorite hot sauce. We are a Tapatio fan in this household.

Don't forget to pin and share!


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  1. Looks yummy! This would be a great recipe for our Football theme next week on Tuesday Talk. You may want to link it up at Love Fun and Football's link up next week. See my blog for details.

    1. Pinned this to our Tuesday Talk board and will be shouting this out next week on my Tuesday Talk post. I posted the one above before I had a chance to finish.

    2. Hi Michelle! I will most definitely link this recipe. Thank you very much for stopping by and for the invite! Hope you have a wonderful day.

  2. Oh i just love Tostada! My mouth is watering just looking at your amazing pix,you've inspired me i am going to make some for tonight's supper!!

  3. This looks delicious !! And now that fall is here - I love to cook in my slow cooker. Thanks for sharing. Stopping by from Home Matters.

    1. Thank you Rebecca for stopping by ! have an awesome week!

  4. Thank you for linking up to this week's Tasty Tuesday. I am pinning it to the Tasty Tuesday Pinterest board.

  5. I love using my slow cooker so this recipe will get a lot of use. Also thank for linking up on the #HomeMattersParty this week and I hope you will come back and share again.

  6. A definite must try recipe! Thanks for sharing at the #HomeMattersParty - we love partying with you! Hope to see you next Friday -- when we are have a VERY SPECIAL PARTY! Don't miss it... :)

    Life With Lorelai

  7. Thank you for the pin! Have a great week!

  8. I bet these are good. Thanks for sharing at the Inspiration Spotlight Party. Pinned & shared. Hope to see you again soon.

  9. Hey, Cristina! Just wanted to let you know that we loved your Slow Cooker Tostada so much when you shared it at the #HomeMattersParty last week, we’ve FEATURED it THIS WEEK! Hope you can check it out when you get a sec! Happy Friday!!!


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