Recipes: Ground Beef Tacos & Baja Style Shrimp Tacos

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Ground Beef Tacos Supreme
Makes 12 tacos
1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
2  tablespoons chopped up onion pieces
1  tablespoon chili powder
1  teaspoon garlic powder
1/2  teaspoon salt
1/4  teaspoon ground cumin
1/4  teaspoon black pepper
3  tablespoons tomato paste
1  package hard taco shells
Take the ground meat and mix in the onions, chili powder, garlic powder, salt, ground cumin, black pepper, and tomato paste. While cooking meat chop up the meat to fit into your taco shells.
Cook ground meat until done then drain off the grease from the pan.
Separate taco shells and place them on a cookie sheet to warm.
Heat taco shells in a 350 degree F oven for 3 minutes.
Toppings : Shredded lettuce, diced tomato, grated pepper Jack cheese, and sour cream.
Tip: Choose your toppings to your personal tastes.
Nutrition facts:
per taco, 147 calories, 5 grams fat, 14 grams protein, 11 grams carbs, 1 gram fiber.

Baja Style Shrimp Tacos
Makes 10 servings
Marinade and Dressing
1/3   cup cilantro leaves, finely chopped
1/4  cup fresh lime juice
1/4  cup olive oil
1  tablespoon honey
1/2  teaspoon chili powder
1/4  teaspoon ground cumin
1/2  teaspoon salt
1/4  teaspoon ground crumbs
1/4  teaspoon black pepper
In a small bowl, whisk together cilantro, lime juice, oil, honey,
chili powder, salt, cumin, and pepper.
1  pound cleaned medium shrimp 35-40 count
4  cups finely shredded cole slaw red or green
1  package flower tortillas 8 per package
1  cup prepared guacamole
Heat broiler to high.
In medium size bowl, combine 1/4 cup of the marinade and shrimp.
In second medium size bowl, combine the rest of the marinade and the cole slaw.
Let both marinade for 10 minutes.
Transfer shrimp to a broiler pan.  Broil 2 to 3 inches from the heat, for 6 to 7 minutes, turning once.
Spread a tortilla with 2 tablespoons guacamole. Top with 4 or 5 shrimp and 1/4 cup cole slaw.
Repeat with all ingredients.
Nutrition information
per taco 285 calories, 15 grams fat. 4 grams sat. fat, 7 grams protein, 34 grams carb. 10 mg cholesterol.


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