Pear and Acociles Tostadas

Pear and Acociles Tostadas

20 Prep Time
30 Cook Time
4-6 Servings
We’ve combined delicious Anjou pears with Acociles and guacamole putting a spin on this traditional Pre-Columbia Mexican dish. Acociles are a small crayfish native to Mexico.
  • Guacamole
  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 1 cilantro sprig, chopped
  • ½ onion, chopped
  • 2 limes (juice only)
  • Acociles
  • 17 ½ ounces (500g) acociles (small crayfish native to Mexico)
  • 3 Tbsp butter
  • ¼ cup  chopped parsley
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 2 Anjou Pears, diced
  • 2 tsp ground chile de arbol
  • Salt and pepper
  • Tostada Shells


For Guacamole
Mix all ingredients with a fork in a bowl; add salt and pepper; set aside.

For Acociles

Sauté pear, parsley, onion, garlic, and chile; add acociles and season with salt and pepper.

Spread some guacamole on the tostadas and serve acociles on top.

  • Serving Size: 1 Tostada (307g)
  • Calories: 360
  • Fat: 20g
  • Carbohydrate: 30g
  • Dietary Fiber: 9g
  • Protein: 18g

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