Easy Budget REcipes

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about $1,53/serving

This is a great recipe because it provides a base for the taco meat but allows for customization with your favorite toppings. There will be something for everyone!


1 cup warm water 1 Tablespoon active yeast  ¼ cup olive oil 1 Tablespoon sugar 2 ½ – 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 ½ cups vegetable oil for frying 1 ½ pounds lean ground beef 3 Tablespoons taco seasoning 1 teaspoon onion powder 15.5 oz can chili beans undrained


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Step 1

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Add the ground beef and cook over medium-high heat until browned.

Stir in the taco seasoning, onion powder, and chili beans to beef and cook until mixture is slightly thickened.

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Step 3

Step 4

In a large bowl mix together water, yeast, olive oil, and sugar. Let the mixture sit for 5 minutes.  Add flour by the ½ cup-fill until the dough is no longer sticks to the bottom of the bowl.

Cover and let the dough rise for 10 minutes.

*While the dough rises, add vegetable oil to a large deep skillet. Heat the oil over medium heat until it reaches 350 degrees F.

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Divide the dough into 12 pieces. Roll out each piece into a 4-inch circle.

Place rolled dough, one piece at a time, into the hot oil. Cook for 20-30 seconds per side, or until golden brown.

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Place meat mixture on top of frybread. Sprinkle with your desired toppings and enjoy!

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