Tacos, Mom's

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Megan Stewart


This is how Mom made tacos for a dinner party she threw!


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  • 48
    taco shells, heated
  • 6 lb
    ground beef, browned and drained
  • 3 large
    onions, diced
  • 13 1/2 oz
    ripe olives, chopped
  • 10 medium
  • 1 large
    head lettuce, shredded
  • 2 lb
    shredded cheddar cheese, sharp
  • 2 large
    cans tomato sauce
  • 1/3 bottle
    aquila and tomealitto sauce
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    cayenne pepper
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  • 2 medium
    onions, chopped

How to Make Tacos, Mom's


  1. Make sauce from tomato sauce, Aquila sauce, garlic, sautéed chopped onions, oregano, cayenne and sugar to taste. Simmer 1-2 hours until thickened. Brown hamburger with onions, onion salt, garlic salt, Lawry's season salt, pepper and accent. Serve on taco shells with shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, chopped onions, shredded cheese and sour cream.

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About Tacos, Mom's

Course/Dish: Tacos & Burritos
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican

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