medium or large size baking potatos washed well
Taco meat (see recipe below)
Shredded cheese used for tacos or cheddar
salt and black pepper
Ingredients and Directions for Taco Meat:
1lb lean ground meat (beef, chicken, pork or turkey)
2 jalapenos seeded and chopped
1 onion chopped
2-3 Tbs store bought Taco seasoning (I used McCormick brand)
1-2 tsp of ground cumin
1 tsp of garlic powder
1 tsp of red chili flakes (or to taste)
Salt and Pepper to taste
1 (15oz) can diced tomatoes
Start by browning meat with a little salt and pepper. Then add onions and jalapeno and finish browning meat. Next add seasoning: taco seasoning, cumin, garlic powder, red chili flakes. Saute for 1-2 minutes.
Then add one can of diced tomatoes. Saute for another 5-7 minutes. Taste for seasoning.
Directions for potatoes:
Scrub skin of potato well. Carefully prick skin with a knife. Place on a microwave safe plate and heat on high (about 6 minutes for 2 medium potatoes).
Cut potato in half (3/4 into potato) and season lightly with salt, black pepper, sour cream and butter (to taste). Top with shredded taco cheese (or cheddar) and microwave for 30-60 more seconds. Top with Taco meat, a little more cheese, sour cream and sliced green onions. Enjoy.
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