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Fantastic Tacos Recipe

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Added: Friday, July 8, 2005

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb lean ground beef
1/4 cup flour
1 T. chili powder
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp dried minced onion
1/2 tsp paprika
1/4 tsp onion powder
dash garlic powder
1/2 cup water
12 taco shells or tortillas
2 cups shredded lettuce
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Directions:
Directions:
In a medium bowl, combine the un-cooked ground beef with the flour, chili powder, salt, minced onion, paprika, onion powder, and garlic powder. Use your hands to thoroughly mix the ingredients into the ground beef. Add the seasoned beef mixture to the water in a skillet over medium heat. Mix well with a wooden spoon or spatula, and break up the meat as it cooks. Heat for 5 to 6 minutes, or until browned. The meat will be smooth and pasty. (no chuncks of meat should be remaining) Serve on tortillas or shells with lettuce and cheddar cheese.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12 tacos
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
When my kids would be really hungry for a 'real' fast food taco this always would satisfy the craving.

 

 

 

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