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Old 03-31-2014, 10:04 AM   #1
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I am planning to make beef tacos for dinner and I can't figure out what to have with them. Any ideas? I am really feeling stuck.

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Old 03-31-2014, 10:07 AM   #2
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you can make a Mexican/Spanish rice, or refried beans for sides.

CarolPA has plenty of salasa. She might be willing to share.
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Old 03-31-2014, 11:05 AM   #3
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Easy Mexican Rice - make rice the usual way, but replace 1/2 cup of the water with salsa.

Amped-up Refried Beans - mix in a bit of salsa and lime juice and top with shredded cheese and chopped cilantro.
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With all of the fresh lettuce, chopped tomatoes, grated cheese, lean beef, beans. sour cream, salsa, chopped fresh jalapenos, and guacamole, we don't bother having anything else with them. I just have tacos with a side of more tacos...
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Old 03-31-2014, 11:16 AM   #5
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I always like rice and refries with my tacos.
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Old 03-31-2014, 11:21 AM   #6
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you can make a Mexican/Spanish rice, or refried beans for sides.

CarolPA has plenty of salasa. She might be willing to share.

Sorry, I should have waited for replies before I put it down the disposal.

I put so much in my tacos that they are a meal in themselves. Rice, refried, beans, black beans, lettuce, tomato, onion. They are overflowing. The last time I made them I used a packaged seasoning mix with the meat and our blood pressure went sky high. Never again. I will just mix the salsa in with the meat and let it season the meat.
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Old 03-31-2014, 11:36 AM   #7
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Sorry, I should have waited for replies before I put it down the disposal.

I put so much in my tacos that they are a meal in themselves. Rice, refried, beans, black beans, lettuce, tomato, onion. They are overflowing. The last time I made them I used a packaged seasoning mix with the meat and our blood pressure went sky high. Never again. I will just mix the salsa in with the meat and let it season the meat.
Here's a salt-free taco seasoning mix recipe if you want to make your own: Homemade Taco Seasoning Mix
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Rice and beans

Hearts of Palm salad
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I am planning to make beef tacos for dinner and I can't figure out what to have with them. Any ideas? I am really feeling stuck.
If you absolutely need something else I find wings work well.
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With all of the fresh lettuce, chopped tomatoes, grated cheese, lean beef, beans. sour cream, salsa, chopped fresh jalapenos, and guacamole, we don't bother having anything else with them. I just have tacos with a side of more tacos...
That's what I was thinking. I like the way you put that, "...tacos with a side of more tacos..."
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