Indian Tacos (and Fry Bread)
1 lb fried hamburger
2 cans tomatoes
1 large green pepper
1 large onion
1/2 cup cooked rice
1 can red kidney beans
3 teaspoons diced mild green chilies
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 can refried beans, heated
Separate Toppings if desired
shredded cheddar cheese
sliced black olives
2 cups flour
3 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup milk
hot oil (for frying)
Mix the first 10 ingredients in a large sauce pan or skillet.
Simmer on low heat for about 30 minutes or until fry bread is done.
While this is simmering make fry bread.
Instructions for fry bread
Sift dry ingredients.
Lightly stir in milk.
Add more flour as necessary to make a dough you can handle.
Knead and work the dough on a floured board with floured hands until smooth.
Pinch off fist-sized lumps and shape into a flat disk shape.
Fry in fat (about 375Â°) until golden and done on both sides, about 5 minutes.
Drain on paper towels.
Place hot fry bread on a plate.
Spread a layer of refried beans.
Top with meat sauce and shredded cheese.
Add lettuce, tomatoes, salsa, etc. if desired
Pairs Well With
Beef, TexMex - I love these for a change from regular tacos or burritos. Top with green chili sauce instead of salsa if desired.