Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Southwestern Taco Triangles

Southwestern Taco Triangles

Perfect for New Years Day! Individual taco triangles.These little jewels will be a sure-fire hit with your football couch potatoes. Serve them warm with a dish of picante sauce and watch them disappear.

1 pound ground chuck
1/2 cup onion, minced
2 tablespoons veg oil
1 can (16 ounces)Taco Bell refried beans
1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
1 cup Pace picante sauce
1 can (4 ounces) diced jalapeno peppers, drained
2 packages (12 ounces each) wonton wrappers
Oil for deep-fat frying
Additional Picante sauce for dipping

Saute` the onion in the oil and add the ground chuck. Cook just until done, do not brown. Add salt and pepper to taste and drain. Add the beans, cheese, picante sauce and
jalapenos. Cook and stir over low heat until the cheese is melted. Remove from heat; and when cool,
In the center of each wonton wrapper, place a level tablespoon full of the ground chuck mixture. Moisten all edges with a little beaten egg.. Fold each wonton in half, forming a sealed triangle.

Deep-fry in 375° degree oil, a few at a time, for 2-3 minutes or until golden brown. Drain on
paper towels. football couch potatoes. Yield: about 7-1/2 dozen.

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