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Cheese Tacos

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Ingredients
  Shortening/Lard 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Tortillas 6 (Homemade Or Packaged)
For filling:
  Monterey jack cheese slice/American / cheddar cheese slices 6 , coarsely cut up
  Minced yellow onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chili powder 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Heat lard in a large, heavy skillet over moderate heat and dip in each tortilla 1 or 2 seconds just to soften; spread flat on a baking sheet.
Top with cheese and onion and sprinkle with chili powder.
Fold in half and fasten with toothpicks.
Fry in lard over moderately high heat about 1 minute per side until dappled with brown; drain on paper toweling, and serve or, if you prefer, instead of frying, bake uncovered 15 minutes at 400° F.
until brown and crisp.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 383 Calories from Fat 206

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g35.1%

Saturated Fat 9 g45.2%

Trans Fat 1.7 g

Cholesterol 22.2 mg7.4%

Sodium 441.7 mg18.4%

Total Carbohydrates 33 g11%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16.1%

Sugars 1.9 g

Protein 9 g18.2%

Vitamin A 11.9% Vitamin C 1.3%

Calcium 18.8% Iron 6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Cheese Tacos Recipe