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Air Fryer Tostadas

These crispy flat tacos are perfect with meat or as a naturally vegetarian or vegan main dish!
Cook Time24 mins
Total Time24 mins
Course: Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Diet: Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 219kcal
Cindy - Air Fryer Eats


  • Air fryer
  • Trivet, optional
  • Spoon


  • 4 tortillas flour or corn
  • 1 cup black beans cooked
  • 1 cup lettuce
  • ½ cup black olives sliced
  • ½ cup tomatoes diced
  • ½ cup shredded cheese
  • Guacamole for garnish, optional
  • Sour cream for garnish, optional


  • Put one tortilla at a time into the air fryer. Weight it down with a trivet or other weight and air fry at 390 degrees F (198 degrees C) for 4 minutes, flipping halfway through.
  • Add ¼ of the beans and ¼ of the cheese. Air fry another 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Carefully remove tortilla and top with lettuce, olives, and tomatoes.
  • Repeat process for all tortillas. Serve warm and enjoy!



To make vegan: Use vegan cheese or skip cheese. 
To use meat: Cook meat separately before making tostadas. Add to step with cheese in place of or in addition to beans and air fry 1 to 2 minutes.
Pro Tip: This recipe can be made in the air fryer unit with a basket or the air fryer oven. If you are using the air fryer oven, use the middle rack and select the "Air Fry" function.


Calories: 219kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 559mg | Potassium: 279mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 406IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 126mg | Iron: 2mg
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Air Fryers can vary greatly. Please take the time to learn your specific air fryer. You may need to adjust times and temperatures based upon your air fryer. All though this website attempts to provide accurate nutritional information, the information should only be considered an estimate. Varying factors such as different product types, different brands, etc. can change nutritional information. It is your responsibility as a consumer to read all labels to make sure the ingredients fit your dietary needs as well as calculate your own nutritional information as a double check.