Sunday, April 26

HOW TO: Make Seasoned Taco Filling

Tacos are a great stand by or go to dish for busy weeknight dinners. They can be easily made and a quick to the table. Here is a great weeknight taco, which will really get taste buds cheering!

Full time 30 minutes
Serves 4

The needs-

15 oz can petite diced tomatoes
4 oz can diced jalapenos, drained
1 large white onion, diced fine
1 lb lean ground beef
1/4 chicken stock or water.
1 tsp olive oil
2 tsp chili powder
2 tsp paprika
1 tsp onion powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
1/4 tsp dried cilantro
1/8-1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
1/8-1/4 tsp red pepper flakes

The know-

In a small bowl combine all the spices until well blended. Set aside.

In a deep saute pan, heat oil over medium-high heat and add in onion. Cook onion 5-8 minutes or until edges begin to golden.

Add in ground beef and stir to help break up the beef. Cook 5-8 minutes or until beef appears mostly browned.

Add in diced tomatoes with juices from can and diced jalapenos.

Add in half of the seasoning blend and stir to fully incorporate. Cook 4-5 minutes or until beef appears to be fully browned.

Add in remaining seasoning blend and stir to fully incorporate.

Add in chicken stock (or water). Reduce heat to medium low and cook, stirring occasionally until liquid is fully absorbed. It will take approximately 5-10 minutes.

Once liquid is absorbed you are ready for dinner. Move to serving bowl and serve with your favorite taco fillers (lettuce, sour cream, ect)