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  Flour tortillas 4 Large
  Lean ground beef 1 Pound
  Onion 1 , chopped
  Jalapeno pepper 1 , seeded and diced
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Chili powder 1 Tablespoon
  Ground cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Pinch
  Tomato 1 Large, seeded and chopped
  Shredded cheddar cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Shredded lettuce 1 Cup (16 tbs)

Pierce tortillas in a few places; microwave each on microwaveable rack at High for 1-1/2 to 2 minutes or until barely crisp, turning and rotating once.
Place on microwaveable plates.
In 8-cup (2 L) microwaveable bowl, crumble beef.
Add onion, jalapeno and garlic; microwave at High, stirring often, for 3 to 5 minutes or until meat is no longer pink.
Stir in chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper.
Add tomato; microwave at High for 1 to 2 minutes or until hot.
Using slotted spoon, divide beef mixture among tortillas; sprinkle with lettuce, then Cheddar cheese.
Microwave each at High for 30 to 60 seconds or until cheese melts.

Recipe Summary

Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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