Quick & Easy Beef Taco Dinner $ 10.00 meal for 4 or more
easy, fast, potluck & get togethers, $10 meals
(Please read all the way to the bottom.)
Total Cost: $8.20 Serves: 4+ Time to make: 15 cook time 5 min / prep time - 10 minutes
$0.05 - 1 TBS olive oil / warm in the bottom of a pan on medium heat
$3.00 - 1 llb ground beef - break it up in crumbles and brown in the pan
NOTE: if you have a large family just double the tacos, beef & seasoning ingredients
your total meal cost will still come out to only be about $12.00
While it browns make your own taco seasoning in a little bowl - stir & add to the meat
$0.05 - 1 tsp chili powder
$0.05 - ½ tsp cumin
$0.05 - ½ tsp onion powder / put into pan - stir until it is blended & heated all the way through
$3.00 - 2 pack of taco shells - warmed on a cookie sheet for about 5 minutes at 350
$1.00 - 2 cups cooked rice - made into homemade spanish
$1.00 - 1+ cup of salsa heated in a pan with your cook rice.
Add more salsa if you wish to, just don’t add so much that it gets soggy
Total Meal Cost: $8.20
Optional ideas to serve on the side:
- shredded lettuce
- lime wedges
- chopped fresh tomato
- chopped jalapeno
- fresh chopped tomato
- avocado wedges tossed in lemon juice
- chopped onion
- shredded cheese
- sour cream
Put these side items in little bowls all over your serving area and your family will feel like they are getting a big fancy feast. Only you need to know it took very little time or money to prepare. Boo Yah!
These portion sizes are based on me feeding teenage football players, so this recipe will really serve 4 or more people a full and hearty meal.
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