Monday, July 9, 2012

SOUTHWESTERN SLOPPY JOES

2 lbs lean ground beef
1 tsp minced onion
1 jar (16-oz) your favorite salsa
1 pkg (1 1/4-oz) taco seasoning mix
1 can (4-oz) corn taco shells, break into bite-size pieces
8 buns or rolls for serving

In a medium to large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, brown the ground beef until no longer pink; drain well and wipe skillet with a paper towel.  Return meat to skillet.

Stir the minced onion, salsa, and taco seasoning into the meat and bring to a boil.  Reduce heat and simmer for 1 hour or until the mixture is thick and bubbly; stir occasionally.

Before serving, stir in the taco shell pieces.  Place meat mixture on buns and top with your favorite condiments.
Suggested Toppings:
sour cream
shredded Mexican-Blend cheese
chopped tomatoes
chopped red onion
sliced black olives
shredded lettuce

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