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Wednesday, July 25, 2012


This is a good recipe for a hot summer day when you just don't want to cook or just need something fast to make.

15 ounce can black beans    If you dont like black beans buy organic refired beans
Salt and Pepper to taste
2 Tablespoons brown sugar
1/4 lg onion chopped
1 cup red wine (or broth if you desire)
1 Tablespoon taco seasoning
1 Pound ground beef
2 Tablespoons taco seasonings
3 C Romaine lettuce
2/3 Salsa
4 Tablespoons diced or shredded cheddar cheese
2 Dollips sour cream (your choice)
1 Avocado sliced ( or makd Guacamole dip by smashing up the avos and add salsa)
Tortilla Chips

Combine beans, brown sugar, onion, and wine (or broth) in small pot and cook till most of the liquid is gone. Salt and pepper to taste. Let them cool while you brown the meat mixed with taco seasonings.
Build your salad:
Half the beans on each plate
In order top beans with:
Half lettuce, one serving of ground beef, half salsa, 2 tablespoons cheese, 1 dollip of sour cream, 1/2 avocado sliced.
You can substitute ground beef for any meat.
Hubby adds Salsa Verde to his salad.

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