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Recipe for Making Tacos


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We've included on this Recipe for Making Tacos page:
  • Ground beef recipe
  • Ground beef with beans
  • Chicken tacos
  • Easy taco salad recipe
  • Fajitas
Tacos are easy, fun and a healthy dinner that most kids really enjoy.
Arrange your toppings around the table and prepare your meat. The family can assemble their own tacos.

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Taco Toppings

  • Shredded cheese
  • Shredded lettuce
  • Sliced olives
  • Chopped onions
  • Salsa
  • Sour cream
  • Guacamole

Simple Ground Beef Taco Recipe

There a couple ways you can make your ground beef for your tacos.
1 lb. hamburger
Taco seasoning mix
1/4 Cup water
Brown hamburger and drain. Add in seasoning and 1/4 cup water. Let simmer 5 minutes.

Ground Beef Taco Recipe with Beans

This is how we make ground beef tacos at our house.
1 lb. hamburger
1 can refried beans
1/4 cup water
2-3 Tablespoons taco seasoning mix
Brown hamburger and drain off grease. Stir in refried beans and water. Stir in taco seasoning mix and heat several minutes.

Simple Chicken Taco Recipe

Shredded cooked chicken (great with leftover chicken or a rotisserie chicken meat)
Salsa
Kidney beans or black beans
Shredded cheese
Stir salsa into shredded chicken. Use as much salsa as your family likes. To assemble your tacos top tortillas with chicken, beans and cheese.


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Making Fajita Tacos

  1. Cut chicken or beef into strips and marinade in a plastic Ziploc baggie overnight or prepare in the morning.

    Marinade ingredients:
    2 tablespoons lime juice
    3 tablespoons olive oil
    2 teaspoons chili powder
    1 garlic clove, minced
    1 1/2 teaspoon seasoning salt
    1 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  2. Cut 2 green, yellow, red or a combination of peppers into slices.
  3. Cut 1 onion into rings.
  4. Cut 1-2 carrots into sticks.
  5. To prepare, cook marinade meat including the juice,pepper slices, carrot sticks and sliced onions in a pan for about 10 minutes until meat is cooked through.
  6. Serve on flour tortillas with sour cream or guacamole.
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Would you like to create an easy taco salad recipe?

Also try this recipe for Deluxe Nachos

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