Chorizo, Goat Cheese and Poblano Tostadas

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Intro: Chorizo, Goat Cheese and Poblano Tostadas

Mexican Tostada Pizzas are so simple, so versatile and SO delicious.  

Try my favorite version with Chorizo, poblano chili strips and goat cheese -or- experiment and create a signature Tostada Pizza of your very own.

Pre-cooked tostada shells are the only necessary ingredient. The rest is entirely up to you! 

Bajablue Tostada ingredients:

1 serving:
  • 1 pre-cooked Corn Tostada 
  • 2 Tablespoons cooked Chorizo Sausage
  • Roasted Poblano and Red pepper strips
  • Goat cheese to taste- crumbled
Prep and cook: 

Roast Poblano and Red Chiles over your gas stovetop burner (or outside with a torch) until the skin is charred.  Place the chile on a sheet of paper towel and rub the blackened skin off. Slice into thin strips. Discard the seed core. Set the sliced chiles aside.

Squeeze 3 oz. chorizo* from it's casing into a small skillet.  Add 3 Tablespoons of water.  Bring to a quick boil, reduce heat and simmer for 5-7 minutes.  The chorizo should be somewhat dry after simmering.  Add just enough water to give it a thick, saucy consistency. Keep warm.

Place a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add the Tostada and heat it for one minute. Turn the shell over and spoon on the chorizo "sauce", the goat cheese and roasted chiles.  Cook 1 minute more, then reduce the heat to low. Cook 2 more minutes or until the cheese has softened.  Use a spatula and move the Tostada Pizza to a plate.

Allow it to cool for a minute or 2... then serve or devour! ;-P~

*There may be leftover chorizo making this single serving, but why resist the overwhelming  urge to make another? ;-)

Enjoy!

 

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    wold630

    5 years ago on Introduction

    It's a good thing we aren't neighbors because I would probably be drooling on your doorstep every day!! :)

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    bajabluewold630

    Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

    You bring the Grilled Carrot Cake and I'll supply the bibs for both of us! ;-)

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    CementTruck

    5 years ago on Introduction

    Just out of curiosity, is "Poblamo" another type of pepper? I thought at first you may have misspelled ""Poblano, with an "N", but it occurs several times throughout the instructable. Plus I have seen this word on the internet several times now in the last few days. Just curious.

    I've also perused all your instructables. Awesome compendium of edibles you have there.

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    CementTruckbajablue

    Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

    Dang it! I thought I had found a new type of pepper to try.

    Oh well. Looks good anyway. Mystery solved indeed.

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    Not that it matters, but I think you meant cotija cheese? It's similar in texture to goat cheese (and feta) but cotija comes from cows.

    Regardless... if you like it, eat it! I keep chorizo in my frig at all times. I love these little pizzas for a quick meal.