Definition of tostada in English:

tostada

Syllabification: tos·ta·da
Pronunciation: /tōˈstädə
 
/
(also tostado /-dō/)

noun (plural tostadas also tostados)

  • A Mexican deep-fried tortilla topped with a seasoned mixture of beans, ground meat, and vegetables.
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    • She explains the difference between chimichangas, burritos, tacos, tostadas, enchiladas and fajitas.
    • As for more mainstream Mexican fare, the buffet has it all: tostadas, tacos, quesadillas, fajitas and a make-your-own burrito bar.
    • Tacos, enchiladas, tostadas and burritos can be ordered as either entrées or mains, and are ordered per item (for example: a beef taco is $3.60, a chicken burrito is $8.00).

Origin

Spanish, literally 'toasted', past participle of tostar.

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