secret to crispy lettuce is to wash the lettuce the night before
and pat dry. Keep in an airtight plastic container and
refrigerate. Slice lettuce with a plastic or ceramic knife to
prevent browning. Taco shells heat very quickly in the
pound lean ground beef
teaspoons chili powder
teaspoon garlic salt
teaspoon ground black pepper
1 (4.6 ounce) package of 12 taco shells
In a 5-quart nonstick sauté pan, brown beef over medium
heat. Stir in
chili powder, garlic salt and pepper.
2. Spoon hot meat
filling into each taco shell.
3. Top with
lettuce, cheese, sour cream and picante sauce.
Hint: Make a
taco salad by using tortilla chips in place of
taco shells. Top salad with guacamole
on page 248.