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Spice Up Your Life

Who doesn’t love tacos?! These beef tacos are mouth-watering, delicious and easy to make and customize. Filled with fresh ingredients and juicy ground beef, they’re the perfect lunch or dinner item!

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Ingredients

  • Corn or flour tortillas
  • 1 lb of ground beef
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  •  1 cup of stock, water or light flavoured beer
  • 2 tbs of cooking or olive oil

Toppings

  • 1-2 cups cheddar, Monterey jack or mozzarella cheese, grated
  •  ½ head of lettuce, shredded or chopped into small pieces
  • ½ cup of sliced red onions
  • 1 avocado sliced salsa, hot sauce or chopped tomatoes
  •  Sour cream or yogurt

Taco Seasoning

  • ½ – 1 tsp chili powder (adjust for spiciness)
  • 1 tsp salt
  •  ½ tsp black pepper
  • 1 ½ tsp ground cumin
  •  ½ tsp paprika

Directions

Beef Filling

1. Peel and dice the onion Peel and chop the garlic Combine spices together in a separate bowl

2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic and cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, 4 to 5 minutes.

3. Add beef; cook, breaking up meat with a spoon, until no longer pink, about 5 minutes.

4. Add spice mixture and liquid, and cook for 2-3 mins

Tortillas

Frying pan method: In a separate frying pan, heat the corn tortillas over medium heat until soft, wrap in a towel to keep warm.

Oven method: heat the oven to 200 C. Place the tortillas on a baking sheet and heat until warm, about 4 mins.

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