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Chalupas Recipe

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1 pkg corn Tortillas
Vegetable oil for frying

Mix Together:
2 cans refried beans
tsp chili powder
tsp garlic powder
cup water
Salt and Pepper to taste

12 oz. Shredded cheddar cheese or 1 lb Velveeta cheese and 1 cup salsa (melt together in microwave)

lb. ground beef, cooked and fat drained off
tsp or less chili powder to taste
Salt and pepper to taste.

Fry tortillas in about 1 inch of hot oil. Do no fold over. Fry until crisp and lightly browned on each side. Drain on paper towels. Place refried beans on tortilla. Next either spoon on Velveeta/Salsa mixture or place shredded cheddar cheese on beans and place under broiler (on cookie sheet) let the cheese melt. Salsa may then be added. Top with shredded lettuce and chopped tomatoes. Need to be eaten immediately.




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