Labor Day came around and we made plans to have a picnic at Liberty Park with some friends, Caleb and Megan. Colton made street tacos. It was a simple recipe and super yummy! He found it here at Simple Recipes. Megan and Caleb provided corn on the cob and I brought along my adorable picnic basket my father-in-law gave me. The meal was perfect! We passed the time catching up and watching slack-liners cross from tree to tree. If you want a recipe with few ingredients to deal with and plenty of flavor, this is a great one to try out!

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 Notice the slack-line behind them?

Street Tacos

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Serves: 12 tacos
  • 12 flour tortillas
  • 2 cups chopped cilantro
  • 1 cup minced onion
  • Several pounds of any kind of beef
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 tbsp. veggie oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, pressed
  1. Heat up a pan and pour the oil in
  2. Chop the meat into strips and mix it with the garlic. Salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Add the meat to the pan.
  4. Stir the meat as needed
  5. Allow the meat to caramelize a little
  6. Warm the tortillas in a microwave or pan. Be careful they don’t dry out, add some moisture as needed.
  7. Put some meat, onions, and cilantro into each tortilla and enjoy!
  • Keep the tortillas moist by spritzing them or by flicking water on them with wet fingers.
  • Slightly frozen meat is easier to slice, but if you are having trouble with a knife, you can try using kitchen shears.
  • If you don’t have a garlic press, get one! They save a lot of time.

Since this is a food post, clearly I have many good pictures of food… not. I didn’t think about it until later. So next time I… I mean Colton… makes these I will include better pictures.Labor Day1 Labor Day2 Labor Day4
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