Beef and Potato Taquitos, Beef Shanks Part 2

But wait!! There’s more!!  Our nanny transformed half the shredded beef into taquitos.  She also used some purple potatoes from our CSA box. The color was glorious.

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Beef and Potato Taquitos

Ingredients:

  • 1 c. shredded beef
  • 2 tsp tallow
  • 1/2 c. salsa verde
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 c. mashed boiled potato
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 8 organic corn tortillas
  • 1/4 c. Spectrum shortening or coconut oil for frying

Directions

  • Heat tallow in medium large frying pan over medium heat
  • Add shredded beef, salsa verde, cumin, salt and pepper
  • Boil, peel and mash 1-2 small potatoes (Yukon gold work well if you don’t have purple ‘taters!)
  • Heat shortening in a small frying pan, there should be 1/4″ of oil.
  • In center of each tortilla, spread about 2 Tbsp meat and 1 tbsp of potato down the center.  Roll into cigar-sized taquito and place the seam side–where the sides overlap–down in hot oil.
  • Turn and cook until tortilla is crispy on all sides.
  • Serve with salsa, sour cream, guacamole…

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About Jill R.

Mom, mostly tired, to 3 boys, mostly wired. Pretty much obsessed with healing foods for healthy brains. And "Scandal."
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