Hard corn taco shells
Mix of grated Colby, cheddar, and mild Mexican cheese
Other toppings (optional):
Lettuce, diced onion, diced tomato, salsa, cilantro
- 1 lb ground beef
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 2 tablespoons dried onion, minced
- 2 teaspoons chili powder
- 2 teaspoons oregano
- 1 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1/2 teaspoon salt (be careful w salt – sometimes the cheese or other ingredients are salty)
- 1⁄2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1⁄4 teaspoon ground red pepper
- 1/2 t sugar (new idea)
- 3 tablespoons tomato paste
- 1 cup beef broth
Combine spices together.
Measure and mix the broth and tomato paste.
Coat a large skillet with spray oil.
Add ground beef to skillet along with garlic.
Cook over medium heat until browned – about 10 minutes. Add some onion midway. Drain some of the fat.
Add dried onion, chili powder, oregano, cumin, salt, cinnamon and red pepper and stir well.
Add tomato paste and beef broth.
Bring to a boil and reduce heat, simmering until the liquid is reduced – about 15-20 minutes.
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