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sister tooley's chalupas

Recipe by
Jean Goss
Beaumont, TX

This cozy little recipe was how this dear friend got me to come to her bible study in 1983! Still serving the Lord all these years later, thanks to her hospitality! Many years later, we enjoyed Taco Salad while living in New Iberia, LA. This recipe makes a great salad as well! Enjoy...

yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For sister tooley's chalupas

  • 2 lb
    ground hamburger meat
  • 1 lg
    onion, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
    minced garlic
  • 1 can
    tomato sauce, 15 oz.
  • 1 can
    tomato paste, 6 oz.
  • 1 can
    rotel tomatoes, 15 oz.
  • 1 pkg
    taco seasoning
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • pkg
    toasted chalupa shells
  • 1 can
    refried beans
  • toppings of choice

How To Make sister tooley's chalupas

  • 1
    Brown the hamburger meat and drain the fats. Add the onion and garlic and cook on medium to sweat them.
  • 2
    Add the can goods (except the refried beans) and seasonings, adding a little of water if needed. Simmer on low for about 30 minutes to an hour to combine the flavors.
  • Crunchy, fried corn tortilla shell, slathered with some refried beans, the chalupa beef, salad greens, tomatoes, sour cream and taco sauce!  Meal in itself...
    Serve on toasted chalupa shells, top with refried beans, lettuce, tomatoes, shredded cheese, sour cream and taco sauce. Enjoy...
  • Use the recipe to create a taco salad, with toppings of your choice...
    For variety, top some mixed greens, tomatoes with the chalupa mix and some sour cream, taco sauce and good dose of Cheesy Corn Chex for super taco salad!

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