How to Make Delicious Chalupas at Home

Learn how to make delicious Chalupas with this easy-to-follow recipe. Perfect for a Mexican-themed dinner or a snack. Try it now!

Chalupas are a traditional Mexican snack that are perfect for any occasion. They are quick and easy to make, and the flavor is simply amazing. The best part about chalupas is that you can top them with your favorite ingredients, making them a versatile dish that can be tailored to your liking. In this recipe, I’ll show you how to make delicious chalupas at home, so you can enjoy this delicious Mexican treat any time you want.


  • 6 medium-sized corn tortillas
  • 2 cups of refried beans
  • 2 cups of shredded lettuce
  • 1 cup of diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup of shredded cheese
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1 jalapeno, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons of sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon of chili powder
  • Salt, to taste


  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Place the corn tortillas on a baking sheet and brush them with a little bit of oil.
  3. Sprinkle the chili powder and salt over the tortillas, to taste.
  4. Bake the tortillas in the preheated oven for 5-7 minutes, or until they are crispy.
  5. Spread a generous amount of refried beans on each crispy tortilla.
  6. Top the refried beans with shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, shredded cheese, diced avocado, sliced jalapeno, and a dollop of sour cream.

Tips and Tricks:

  • If you prefer a spicier chalupa, you can add more chili powder or sliced jalapenos to the recipe.
  • You can also top the chalupas with other ingredients such as salsa, guacamole, or diced onions.
  • If you have leftover chalupas, you can store them in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Simply reheat them in the oven or microwave before serving.


  • For a vegetarian version, you can omit the meat and use more beans, cheese, and vegetables.
  • For a meat lover’s version, you can add cooked ground beef or chicken to the recipe.

Chalupas are a delicious and easy-to-make snack that are perfect for any occasion. Whether you’re looking for a quick snack or a Mexican-themed dinner, this recipe is sure to please. The combination of crispy tortillas, refried beans, and your favorite toppings make for a flavorful and satisfying meal. So, why not give it a try today and enjoy the taste of Mexico in your own home?

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