Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Paula Dean Tacos

1 Lb. ground beef
1/4-1/2 onion, finely chopped
1/2 jalapeno, ribbed and seeded, minced, opt.
1 (8 oz.) can tomato sauce
2 Tbl. fresh cilantro, minced
1 Tbl. ground cumin
1 tsp. garlic powder
1 tsp. chipotle chili powder
juice of 1 lime
salt and pepper
8-10 taco shells
shredded cheese
sour cream
shredded lettuce, opt.

1.Brown ground beef in a large skillet add onion and jalapeno and saute a few minutes or until tender.  Add tomato sauce, cilantro, cumin, garlic powder, chili powder and fresh lime juice.  Season with salt and pepper, to taste.  Simmer for 5-10 minutes.  If mixture starts to look too dry, add 1 or 2 Tablespoons of water and stir to combine.  

2.Serve in crunchy or soft taco shells with shredded cheese, salsa, sour cream and lettuce and more chopped cilantro, if desired.  Yield 8-10 tacos.
*I got this recipe from again I have a whole list of her stuff that I want to try out. They are all so easy and yummy.

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