beef and bean baked tacos
1 lb lean ground beef
1 (15 oz) can black beans, drained and rinsed
1 medium onion, diced
1 (1 oz) packet taco seasoning
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 cup chunky salsa
12 hard taco shells
1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
preheat oven to 400 degrees. in a large skillet, heat oil and add onion and garlic – saute for about 5 minutes until soft. add beef and taco seasoning, cooking until meat is browned. add beans and salsa. mix well and let cook for a couple of minutes.
in a large 9×13″ baking pan, line up all the taco shells. fill each one with a couple of scoops of the beef mixture and pack down into the shell. repeat until all the shells are filled. top each taco with shredded cheese. bake for 8-10 minutes.