Chorizo Tacos

Chorizo Tacos | February 2, 2011 | By


2 c. lettuce chiffonade

1 c. tomatoes, med. dice

2 c. monterey jack cheese, grated

1 c. sour cream

10 taco shells or tortillas

Taco Meat:

3 T chorizo, minced

1 lb. ground beef

2 T fresh cilantro

1/2 c. greeen bell pepper

1/2 c. onion, small dice

2 cloves garlic, minced

1/2 c. Roma tomatoes, medium dice

Salt & Pepper to taste.

1/2 tsp. cumin

1/2 tsp. cocoa powder

1/4 tsp. cinnamon

1/4 tsp. coriander

2 T extra virgin olive oil


Heat oil over medium heat and saute’ garlic.  Add chorizo and cook for a minute or two.  Saute’ onions and peppers until translucent.  Add ground beef and spices. Brown until cooked.  Drain fat and toss in tomatoes and cilantro.  Cook for a few more minutes.

Assemble tacos by placing meat in the bottom, then lettuce, cheese, sour cream and tomatoes.

Makes 10 tacos.


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