Friday, November 14, 2008

Taco Bake

Taco Bake .... a great Traditional Mexican recipes to try ! Nice taste !


Taco Crust
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1 package quick rise yeast
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons chopped onion
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • About 2/3 cup very warm water
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1/2 cup crushed corn chips
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 package taco seasoning mix
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup chopped lettuce
  • 1 1/2 cups diced tomato
  • Sour cream
Taco Crust: In medium bowl combine 1 cup flour, yeast, sugar, onion and salt; mix well. Add Very warm water and oil to mixture. Mix by hand till almost smooth. Stir in corn chips and enough of remaining flour to make a stiff batter. Spread in a well-greased 10-inch pie pan. Cover and let rise 10 minutes. Spread meat filling over dough. Bake at 375 degrees F for 30-35 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese, lettuce and tomato. Dot with sour cream.

Filling: Brown ground beef with chopped onion. Add taco seasoning and water. Simmer for 25 minutes. This nice traditional Mexican recipe is ready to serve. Great ! Enjoy it !




  • 1 dozen taco shells
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1/8 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Lettuce, shredded
  • Cheddar or longhorn cheese, grated
  • Tomatoes, chopped
  • Ripe olives, chopped
  • Taco sauce
Saute onion and crushed garlic in hot oil. Add ground beef and brown. Stir and simmer over low heat for 15 minutes; drain.Spoon mixture into heated taco shells and garnish with shredded
lettuce, grated cheese, chopped tomatoes and ripe olives. Drizzle taco sauce over the filling.

Beef Tacos

Beef Tacos...a nice traditional Mexican recipe...try it !

  • 1 pound lean chuck roast
  • Vegetable oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon cuminseed
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 8 corn tortillas
  • Shredded lettuce
  • 1 avocado
  • Sour cream
Chop meat into 1/4-inch pieces. Heat a little oil, then saut? the onion and garlic for about 2 minutes; stir in meat and brown it. Bruise cuminseed and add, along with coriander and chili, to the beef mixture. Stir in water and let mixture absorb it.In a skillet, heat a couple tablespoons of oil. Heat tortillas in the oil until soft. Slice the avocado. While tortillas are hot, fill each with the seasoned meat mixture, shredded lettuce, avocado slices and sour cream. This great traditional Mexican recipe of Tacos makes 4 great servings. Enjoy !


Stuffed Tortillas

Stuffed Tortillas


  • 1 pound ground pork or beef
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped tomato
  • 1/2 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground fennel seed
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon chopped garlic
  • 6 (9-inch) flour tortillas
  • 6 ounces shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a cookie sheet or jellyroll pan with foil for easy cleanup and set aside.In a heavy, nonstick skillet, cook pork with onion and green pepper until meat is no longer pink. Add tomato, paprika, thyme, cayenne, fennel, pepper, salt, and garlic. Cook until meat is done.
Place 3 tablespoons of the meat mixture on each tortilla. Top with about 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella and roll up bottom. Glue down sides with tomato paste and brush with oil.Bake in preheated oven for 10 to 12 minutes or until cheese is melted. The traditional Mexican recipe of great tortillas is ready to serve ! Enjoy it !

Green Chile Cheese Crisp

Green Chile Cheese Crisp

  • 1 flour tortilla
  • 1/2 cup green chile sauce
  • 3 ounces mild Cheddar cheese, grated

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.Cut the tortilla into 6 wedges with a sharp knife. Place the tortilla wedges back in a circle on a heatproof platter. Spoon the chile sauce evenly over the reassembled tortilla and sprinkle the cheese over all. Bake for 5 to 6 minutes, until the cheese is melted and bubbly. The traditional Mexican recipe of Green Chile Cheeserecipe is ready to serve while piping hot. Great taste ! Enjoy it !

Jalapeno Cheese Squares

Try this Jalapeno Cheese Squares

  • 3 to 4 jalape?o peppers, seeded and chopped
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 pound sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 6 eggs, beaten

Sprinkle peppers, onion and garlic into a well-greased 9-inch square pan. Cover with cheese. Pour eggs over cheese. Bake at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes or until firm. Cool; cut into 1-inch
squares. The Jalapeno is ready to serve....nice one !