tostada

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish tostada.

Noun[edit]

tostada (plural tostadas)

  1. (often in the plural) A flat tortilla that has been fried or toasted, or a dish based on this. Usually associated with the cuisine of Latin America.
    • 2008 February 3, Tatiana Boncompagni, “Tostadas to a Salsa Beat”, New York Times:
      A platter of chicken and octopus tostadas and two ceviches arrived at the table [] .
  2. (southern California) A bowl-shaped tortilla that has been fried and filled with various ingredients.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (bowl-shaped fried tortilla filled with various ingredients): taco salad

See also[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Feminine singular past participle of tostar.

Noun[edit]

tostada f (plural tostadas)

  1. a slice of toast

Related terms[edit]