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Mexican Dinner Recipe

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This recipe for Mexican Dinner, by , is from The Lucky Duck Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Barbie Lewis Champlin
Added: Sunday, September 7, 2008


Dorito Chips ( taco or plain)
Lettuce ( shredded)
Cheddar Cheese ( grated)
Avocado ( chopped
Red Onion (chopped)
Black Olives (chopped)
Green Pepper (chopped) opt.
Tomatoes (chopped)

Meat Sauce:
2 lbs. ground beef
large onions, chopped
2 tsp. chili powder
2 tsp. oregano
2 tsp. cumin
2 tsp. salt
1/4 c. sugar
2 garlic cloves, minced (or 1/4 tsp. garlic powder)
2 cans (8 oz. ) tomato sauce
3 cans (6 oz.) tomato paste
3 - 6 oz. cans of water

Brown the ground beef and onions and add other ingredients from meat sauce recipe. Simmer 1 hr. to all day. Serve buffet style with the chips, meat sauce and chopped vegetables.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is one of our family favorites for a casual dinner.




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