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BRIAN IN THE KITCHEN  brought to you by Stittsworth Meats

April 13 2010

Microwave Tacos

1 pound ground beef
1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4 cup water
8 medium taco shells, warmed
2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
2 cups shredded lettuce
1/4 cup finely chopped onion
1 medium tomato, chopped
taco sauce

Crumble the ground beef into a 1 1/2 quart casserole dish. Cover with glass lid. Cook in the microwave for 5 minutes on High. Drain, and stir in chili powder, salt, garlic powder, cayenne pepper and water. Cover and return to the microwave. Cook for another 3 to 4 minutes on High.

Fill each taco shell with about 2 tablespoons of the ground beef, then top with desired amounts of cheese, lettuce, onion, tomato and taco sauce.