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Crunchy Tacos

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Serves 4-8 | Prep Time | Cook Time


2 tbsp. olive oil
1 large onion, peeled and finely chopped
1 lb. lean ground beef or ground turkey
2 medium-ripe tomatoes, cored and chopped
1 small green pepper, cored, seeded, and chopped
1 clove garlic, peeled and mashed
1/4 cup mild salsa
1 tsp. chili powder
2 tsp. cumin
8 six-in. taco shells

Step 1

Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and stir until it softens. Add the ground beef (or ground turkey) and sauté for three minutes.

Step 2

Add the tomato, green pepper, and garlic. Cook for another three minutes, then lower the heat. Add the salsa, chili powder, and cumin. Simmer for five minutes.

Step 3

Place all the taco garnishes (chopped tomato, cheese, and lettuce) in separate bowls and place them on the dinner table.

Step 4

Fill each taco shell with 1/3 of a cup of the beef mixture and line them up on a platter.

Step 5

Everyone can now top their own taco with piles of their favorite garnishes.

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Enjoy your Crunchy Tacos ^^

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