Tortilla With Beef

Tortilla With Beef

Tortilla With Beef
There's really no question as to what you should do with those extra tortillas you have. When you're short on time and need of a delicious dinner, toss beef, cheese, lettuce and radishes together to make one banging burrito.
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12 Burrito, 3 cups filling

Ingredients
2 1/4 cups of ground beef
Vegetable oil
1 1/2-2 cups Cheddar cheese, shredded
12 tortillas
1 1/2-2 cups lettuce, shredded
1 1/2-2 cups radishes, chopped

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Spoon 3 tbsp. filling down the center of tortilla. Fold tortilla around filling, and fasten with wooden toothpicks. Assemble only 2 or 3 at a time, as the tortilla will absorb liquid from the sauce. Fry in 1 inch of hot oil over medium heat (about 350 degrees), turning, until golden, takes 1 to 2 minutes. Lift from oil with a slotted spoon, draining, then place on a thick layer of paper towels; keep in a warm place until all are cooked. Serve garnished with 2 or 3 tbsp. each shredded cheese, lettuce and radishes or green onions. GROUND BEEF FILLING: Browned ground beef, seasoned with onion and red chile sauce, makes a tasty all-purpose filling for tacos, enchiladas and tostadas. 1-2 tbsp. salad oil or lard 1 medium sized onion, chopped 1/2 cup Red Chile Sauce or canned Mexican red chile or enchilada sauce In a frying pan, break apart and brown the ground beef, adding salad oil or lard if needed. Add onion and cook until soft. Moisten with red chile or Enchilada sauce. Slowly simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

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