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Easy Crispy Taco Turnovers Recipe

Easy Crispy Taco Turnovers           
Posted by: Sydney at Recipes From Friends
Fri, 28 Jan 2005, at 7:10 a.m.

1 lb lean ground beef or turkey
1/2 cup chopped onions
1 clove garlic minced
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp chili powder
2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese or cheese of your choice]
1 cup diced tomatoes
1 cup diced jalapenos or green chilies optional]
4 large wheat flour tortillas

Brown together beef onions and garlic Add salt and chili powder mixing well Put 1/2 cup of the ground meat filling 1/2 cup of the cheese and 1/2 cup of the tomatoes onto one half of each tortilla adding your peppers if using them Fold the other half of the tortilla over and press to remove any air pockets
Heat oil in pan to med high and when hot place filled tortillas into the pan 1 or 2 at a time depending on size of pan Saute over med high heat until golden brown on each side approximately 45 sec per side
Remove and place on paper towels to remove any excess oil Cut into wedges and serve.
This recipe is pretty adaptable to just about any filling add what appeals to you.

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