Tacos are easy, fun and a healthy dinner that most kids really
Arrange your toppings around the table and prepare your meat. The
family can assemble their own tacos.
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Taco Topping Ideas
Simple Ground Beef Taco Recipe
There a couple ways you can make your ground beef for your tacos.
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)
Kidney beans or black beans
Stir salsa into shredded chicken. Use as much salsa as your family
likes. To assemble your tacos top tortillas with chicken, beans and
Making Fajita Tacos
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
Cut 2 green, yellow, red or a combination of peppers into
Cut 1 onion into rings.
Cut 1-2 carrots into sticks.
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.
Serve on flour tortillas with sour cream or guacamole.
Place your pork roast in a crock pot. Season with salt and pepper.
Cook on high about 6 hours. Take out meat and allow to cool
slightly. Pour out cooking broth and save. Shred meat with two forks
or with fingers.
Place shredded meat in crock pot. In a mixing bowl, add 1/4 cup
cooking broth, chopped onion, salsa and green chilies (as much as
desired). If desired, place 1/2 the meat in the crock pot with the
above ingredients and reserve the other 1/2 of the meat to be eaten
plain. If you split the meat in two, everyone can choose if they
want the spicy version or the plain.
Serve meat with tortillas, shredded cheese and sour cream. If you'd
like you can also have salsa, guacamole or other toppings.