Authentic Mexican Tacos
|Lean ground beef||1 Pound|
|Finely minced green pepper||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Garlic||2 Clove (10 gm), pressed / finely chopped|
|Tomato paste||1 Tablespoon|
|Chili powder||2 Teaspoon|
|Ground thyme||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Shredded cheddar cheese||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Finely chopped onion||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Shredded lettuce||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
1. Combine ground beef and green pepper in a 1 1/2 quart glass casserole. Cover. Microwave at Time Cook (power level 10) for 5 minutes, stirring once. Stir in tomato paste and seasonings. Cover. Microwave at Time Cook (power level 10) for 5 to 7 minutes, or until mixture bubbles, stirring once. Let stand, covered, 5 minutes.
2. Divide beef mixture between taco shells. Top first with grated cheese, then with tomato, onion, and lettuce.Fold in half.