Taco Recipe

The fact that tacos can be filled with practically any meat, fish, shellfish, vegetable, and cheese allows for great versatility and variety. You're sure to satisfy the whole family's taste buds with this fun to eat dish.


-for the Taco Seasoning Mix (makes ½ cup)

2 tablespoons flour
2 teaspoons ground cumin
2 teaspoons dried oregano, crushed
½ teaspoon onion powder
½ teaspoon garlic powder
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
3 tablespoons chili powder


1 pound lean ground beef
1 piece onion, chopped fine
2 tablespoons canned green chiles, chopped
¼ cup Taco Seasoning Mix


½ head shredded lettuce
4 piece plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped
1 piece green onions, finely chopped
1½ cups Cheddar cheese, grated
1 cup salsa
¼ cup sour cream
6 shells Taco
Taco beef


Step 1 - To prepare the mix: combine the chili powder, flour, cumin, oregano, onion powder, garlic powder, salt and cayenne in a plastic zip-type bag; shake the bag until completely mixed.

Step 2 - To prepare tacos from the mix: Brown 1 pound of lean ground beef with 1 finely chopped onion, 2 tablespoons chopped canned green chilies and a scant 1/4 cup of the seasoning mix. Cook until the meat is completely cooked, about 10 minutes. Drain off excess fat.

Step 3 - Divide 1/2 head shredded lettuce among 6 taco shells. Fill with the meat mixture, 4 plum tomatoes that have been seeded and chopped, 1 green onion, finely chopped, 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, 1 cup salsa and 1/4 cup sour cream.

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