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Tacos

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Ingredients

2 tablespoons vegetable oil, if using ground turkey
1 pound ground beef or ground turkey
3/4 cup minced onion
1-1/2 teaspoons chili powder
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/4 teaspoon oregano
1-1/2 teaspoons salt
1-1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
Dash of cayenne pepper
5 tablespoons water
3 tablespoons taco sauce
Taco shells
Chopped lettuce, chopped tomatoes, grated Cheddar cheese, taco sauce and sour cream

Instructions

Brown meat. Add onion, chili powder, cumin, oregano, salt, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, water and 3 tablespoons taco sauce. Simmer for several minutes. Put on taco shells with chopped lettuce, chopped tomatoes, grated Cheddar cheese, taco sauce and sour cream, as desired.

Marion Dumer
East Moline



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