I had a remarkable lunch this Saturday. The my boyfriend and I tried something we’ve only seen done on TV and boy were we impressed! So much so I had to share it here!


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So I first started off with a tortilla recipe here:


4 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon salt

2 tsp baking powder

2 tbsp lard (I didn’t have lard so I used margarine)

1 1/2 cups water


Whisk the flour, salt, and baking powder together in a mixing bowl. Mix in the lard with your fingers until the flour resembles cornmeal. Add the water and mix until the dough comes together; place on a lightly floured surface and knead a few minutes until smooth and elastic. Divide the dough into 24 equal pieces and roll each piece into a ball. 

Preheat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Use a well-floured rolling pin to roll a dough ball into a thin, round tortilla. Place into the hot skillet, and cook until bubbly and golden; flip and continue cooking until golden on the other side. Place the cooked tortilla in a tortilla warmer; (I placed them in the oven as I describe below) continue rolling and cooking the remaining dough.


So I didn’t want to fry the tacos because I hate the oily taste the shell had when I tried one. So I instead oven baked them!

So when I’d take a tortilla off the pan, I’d gently fold it and place in on the oven wire with two wires between the tortilla so that I would have the nice tortilla shape and the ooooh so crunchy shell.

They baked at 50 degrees Celsius for about 30 minutes (until they were crunchy).

Tip: add them to the oven straight from the pan so that they don’t dry out and can easily be folded. Be careful not to burn them.


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500g ground beef

1medium onion, chopped

1 tsp chili powder

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 tsp garlic powder

1 cup tomato sauce

1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

2 cups shredded lettuce

2 medium tomatoes, chopped

1 onion, chopped


In large skillet, brown ground beef and onion over medium heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until beef is thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently. Drain.

Stir in chili powder, salt, garlic powder and tomato sauce. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 10 minutes. 

To assemble tacos, layer beef mixture, cheese, lettuce, onions and tomatoes in each taco shell.

This was the final result:


I really hope you will try this delicious recipe. So so good!

Hey Let me know if you do.

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