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Althea's Tacos

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  Lean ground beef 1 Pound
  Ground cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Onion 1 Small
  Apple 1 Small
  Canned tomato sauce 8 Ounce
  Water 1 Can (10 oz)
  Cornmeal 3 Tablespoon
  Taco shells/6 flour tortillas 6 Small
  Shredded lettuce 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped tomatoes 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Shredded cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Brown meat, breaking it up as it browns. Skim off fat. Add cumin, chili powder, salt, onion, apple, tomato sauce, and water. Combine well. Stir in cornmeal. Cook about 1/2 hour, or to desired thickness. Stuff taco shells. Pass shredded lettuce, chopped tomatoes, and cheese in bowls to be served with the tacos. Or warm flour tortillas gently in a dry frying pan (both sides). Spoon filling on one-half of tortilla. Fold the other half over the filling and serve, with the lettuce, tomatoes, and cheese to be added by guests.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 257 Calories from Fat 95

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g16.5%

Saturated Fat 4.5 g22.3%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 52.5 mg17.5%

Sodium 610.3 mg25.4%

Total Carbohydrates 19 g6.2%

Dietary Fiber 3.3 g13%

Sugars 5.6 g

Protein 22 g43.9%

Vitamin A 73.6% Vitamin C 27.5%

Calcium 15.6% Iron 16.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Althea's Tacos Recipe