Dinner Tonight: Beef Tacos

The boys invited a friend over tonight for a “sleep” over. This recipe is perfect for feeding other peoples children.


Beef Tacos

2 lb. ground beef
1 cup water
1 package taco shells or 10 small flour tortillas
1 cup shredded cheese
2 cups shredded lettuce
1 small tomato (diced)
3 tablespoons taco seasoning mix

Prep:

Dice tomato.
Make seasoning mix:
¼ cup flour
2 tablespoons chili powder
1 tablespoon ground cumin
1 tablespoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon onion powder
½ teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon salt
Mix all the ingredients well and set aside.

Brown the ground beef and drain the excess fat.

Turn the heat down to a simmer and add 3 tablespoons of the seasoning mix. Stir making sure all of the beef is coated. Add the water and stir well.
Simmer the meat for 10 minutes or until the sauce becomes thick.

Scoop the finished taco meat into a tortilla or taco shells and add cheese, lettuce, tomato.

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