Beef & Broccolini Tacos

Unusual Flavor Combo, But It Really Works!
Difficulty: Easy
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 25 minutes

1 1/2 lbs. ground round beef
1 cup onions, diced + 2 tbsp minced
2 packets of taco seasoning (mild or spicy)
1/2 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/2 cup water
1 cup jarred salsa
1 cup fresh tomatoes, diced
1 cup canned pinto beans, rinsed & drained
1 tbsp cilantro, minced
2 cups lettuce, shredded
4 spears broccolini, chopped
1 tbsp butter or oil
8 hard taco shells
shredded cheese
sour cream (optional)

Cooking Tools

Large skillet
Small skillet
Small mixing bowl

In a skillet on high heat, cook ground beef until browned.  Add in the onions, taco seasoning, cumin, garlic powder and water and lower heat to a simmer.  Cook beef and onions for 10-12  minutes or until beef is fully cooked and onions are tender. In a mixing bowl, add; salsa, tomatoes, pinto beans, minced onions, cilantro and set aside.  In a small skillet, melt butter on medium heat and saute chopped broccolini until slightly tender, season with salt. To assemble tacos, add ground beef on the bottom, then lettuce, then tomato and bean salsa. Top with sauteed broccolini and shredded cheese.
Serves 4

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