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Indian Fry Bread - Indian Tacos


Here's a recipe based on some Indian tacos we once ate in Oklahoma. Enjoy! 

Indian Fry Bread:
2 cups flour
3 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup milk
2 tablespoons shortening
Canola Oil

In a medium bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, and salt. In a small saucepan, heat milk with shortening until shortening starts to melt. Add milk to flour mixture and mix to form a soft dough. Place on a floured surface and pat into 1/4" - 1/2" thickness. Cut into circles or triangles. Fry in 1" of hot oil, turning to brown on both sides. Serve with honey, powdered sugar, or with Indian Tacos (see recipe below).

Indian Tacos:
1 1/2 pounds ground hamburger
14 oz. kidney beans
3 tablespoons tomato paste
1 tablespoon minced onion
2 teaspoons ground cumin
2 teaspoons chili powder
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup water

In a large skillet, brown burger. Add refried beans, tomato paste, onion, and seasonings. Add water and cook on medium heat for 30-45 minutes until water has cooked out. Serve on top of fry bread with lettuce, cheddar cheese, tomatoes, and hot sauce. Serves 4-6.
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