Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Oven Tacos by Lori ♥

Need a Fast and Easy Recipe - this one is sure to please. When all the kids were living at home (we are talking 3 teenagers - 2 of them boys), I needed fast, easy recipes that were also a crowd pleaser.

Lori's Oven Tacos
Ground Beef
Salsa (we use the jar salsa - Mild Type Salsa)
Taco Seasoning Mix (optional, but it adds flavor)
1/4 c water (use only if you choose the seasoning mix option)
Taco Cheese
Tortilla type shells

Extras, if desired: Lettuce, Sour Cream

Brown ground beef and Drain. Mix in salsa, seasoning mix and water. Spoon the beef/salsa mix into the soft shells and place shells in a 13" x 9" pan. You will be stacking the shells horizontally so that there is a soft fold (like a regular taco). Just keep doing this until all the beef/salsa mix has been used. You can then add your taco cheese - as much or as little as desired. Bake in oven at 375 degrees until shells are lightly brown.

Let cool for a few minutes and add your own toppings - lettuce, sour cream, etc.

On another note, when my 2 boys were high school, they played varsity football and each family took a turn cooking for the entire varsity football team. I made these at one of the dinners and we didn't have any leftovers.

Country FarmHouse Blessings,
~*♥*~ Lori ~*♥*~


jayedee said...

we do 'taco tuesday' every week at my house and this sounds wonderful....even to my vegan self! of course i'll use veggie crumbles...but it sounds like so much less of a chore to make them like this!

jayedee said...

pssssst! there's a nice giveaway on my blog right now for newman's own organics!

hope you'll stop by and throw your name in the hat!

Lynda said...

.. I have no idea how I missed this post!... These look delicious and I am gonna have to try them! Luvs to the moon and beyond.. Blessings xox

Olde Tyme Marketplace said...

OHHHHH these sound wonderful! Gonna have to try!

Christine's Pantry said...

Sounds wonderful. I'm following.

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