Mexican Beef Mix
|Ground beef||2 Pound|
|Onion||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped|
|Chili powder||1 Tablespoon|
|Red pepper||3⁄4 Teaspoon, crushed|
|Ground cumin||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Oregano leaves||1⁄8 Teaspoon, dried|
|Garlic||2 Clove (10 gm), minced|
Crumble ground beef into 3-qt casserole.
Stir in onion.
Microwave at High 6 to 8 minutes, or until meat is no longer pink, stirring 2 or 3 times.
Stir in remaining ingredients; cover.
Reduce power to 50% (Medium).
Microwave 4 to 6 minutes, or until flavors blend, stirring 2 or 3 times.
Spoon into four freezer containers.
Label and freeze no longer than 2 months.
To defrost, remove from one container and place in 1-qt casserole.
Microwave at 50% (Medium) V/2 to 2 minutes, or until mixture can be broken apart.
Let stand 5 to 10 minutes to complete defrosting.
Use in Tacos, Mexican Pie, Burritos or Mexican Salad, opposite.