Chalupas

Ingredients:

– 1 (16 ounce) can refried beans
– 1 (10 ounce) can Ro-Tel, pured
– 12 corn tortillas
– 1/4 cup vegetable oil
– Salt and pepper
– 1 pound ground chuck
– 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin seed
– 1 large onion, chopped
– 1 head lettuce, shredded
– 2 large tomatoes, diced
– 1 cup grated Cheddar cheese



Avocado Dressing:

– 1 large avocado, pured
– 1 tablespoon lemon juice
– 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
– 2 tablespoons sour cream
– Salt, to taste
– Seasoned salt, to taste



Directions:

In separate pans heat the beans and the Ro-Tel tomatoes. Fry tortillas in oil for 1 minute on each side or until lightly browned. Drain on a paper towel and salt. Discard oil and brown ground chuck. Add cumin and salt and pepper to taste. Stir. Spread hot beans on each tortilla. Sprinkle over beans a layer of meat, onion, lettuce and diced tomatoes. Spoon over each the hot Ro-Tel tomatoes and top each with cheese. Top with Avocado Dressing, if desired. Two chalupas make a meal.

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