Tex-Mex Chalupas with Quick, Easy Taco Filling Recipe

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45 mins (prep 30, cooking 15)
18 ingredients
6 chalupas
What Texans call 'chalupas' are called tostadas outside the state. This is my quick and light summertime favorite meal when the Texas weather is hot and I have little appetite to eat. Two or three chalupas make a very satisfying meal.

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Serving Size (88.92 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 94.19 Calories from Fat 16.47
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1.83g 16.89%
Saturated Fat 0.41g 12.31%
Trans Fat 0.01g %
Cholesterol 50.65mg 101.3%
Sodium 188.99mg 47.25%
Total Carbohydrate 1.81g 3.61%
Dietary Fiber 0.99 g 23.66%
Sugars 0.64 g %
Protein 17.57g 210.86%
Vitamin A 806.55IU% Vitamin C 1.52mg%
Calcium 17.73mg% Iron 1.15mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
shells, taco, filling, refried beans, canned, chopped lettuce, diced tomato, or, salsa, shredded monterey jack or cheddar cheese, taco, filling, dark, ground, small onion, small, ground cumin, or