easy taco recipe

Beef Tacos in 30 Minutes: Simple & Delish

February 11, 2013

So I’ve been writing an awful lot about parenting lately, neglecting my foodie followers (okay, so there are maybe three of you who love the food posts and not the tantrum ones–shout out to the people in the back!). As promised, a week of recipes complete with photos. Today I’ll begin with one of my easiest and favorites: beef tacos. Prepare yourself for IPhone photos. They’re not the best. Sorry, not a real food blogger who cooks during daylight. Let’s preface this with my big I-Hate-Mexican-Food disclaimer. I know, you’re going to chide me by saying, but Nell, you haven’t tried real Mexican food. My retort: yes, I have. That’s the kind I hate. I lived in Las Vegas for one year. My boss loved Mexican. We went to Donna Maria’s regularly. It was awful. I mean, it was high quality and authentic. It was made by and for native eaters. I hated it. Chipotle? Sure, I’ll eat it. I order the blandest thing ever. It’s not real Mexican. My brother in law, a great cook, loves and cooks Mexican. I can barely stomach it. I’m a gringa, what can I say? That behind us. Whew. This is Mexican I can stomach. The chihuahua sauce is optional, thus I can handle the rest of it. This feeds 5-6 adults, with a little leftover for AA’s lunch. Ingredients things to cook 2 pounds raw ground beef from our local cattle farmer 3-5 big cloves of garlic, chopped 2 medium-large yellow onions, chopped…

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