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Simple ground beef tacos

An all purpose taco with good amounts of flavor which you can make as hot or mild as you like.  It is also easily modified for personal taste or variety.

  • 1lb 85% ground beef (use tvp* for vegetarian meal)
  • ½  white onion diced
  • ¼ green bell pepper diced
  • 1 jalapeño pepper (optional) leave seeds and ribbing in for more heat
  • 1-2 tsps cumin
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper (optional)
  • ½ tsp oregano
  • ¼ tsp sweet or Hungarian paprika
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Tortillas, or corn taco shells (use high fiber for healthier option)
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Topping as desired

  • Fresh diced tomatoes
  • Shredded lettuce
  • Your favorite salsa or taco sauce
  • Shredded cheddar, co-jack or mex blend cheese
  • Sour cream
  • Cilantro (coriander for my overseas friends)

 

brown up your beef

In a skillet over medium heat cook onion, pepper and jalapeno until softened, add beef and brown, add salt and pepper, when browned add spices let cook for a few more minutes, add lime juice last minute.

Put on tortillas or in taco shell add desired toppings and enjoy.

tacos

mmm mmm good!

Easily multiplied, why not build your own taco party!

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