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Friday, April 27, 2018

Taco Night Leftovers: Sweet Peppers and Potatoes

It's late, you have zero clue on what to make for dinner so you check out the fridge. Time to MacGuyver!

I usually do a taco night once a week. It's delicious and easy. My husband is awesome at browning the beef while I caramelize onions and peppers. 


Since I always have leftovers it's easy to throw something together!




Caramelized Onions and Sweet Baby Peppers:

Coarsely dice onions.

Deseed the sweet baby peppers

Place both in a cast iron skillet on medium heat with about a tablespoon of olive oil.

Heat and stir for about 20 minutes.  Onions and peppers should be soft and slightly brown.  They should be coated with their natural sugars released by the cooking process.

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Taco Night Leftovers: Sweet Peppers and Potatoes

Ingredients:
Sweet Peppers and Onions
Leftover Taco Meat
Large Sweet Potatoes

Any Miscellaneous Taco Night Leftovers:
Pico de Guilo
Guacamole
Sour Cream
Shredded Lettuce

Preheat Oven to 400

Wash and scrub sweet potatoes. Pierce a couple of times with a fork and place on a foil-lined cookie sheet.

Roast for 60 minutes.

While roasting reheat taco meat, onions, and peppers in a skillet.

When the potatoes are done slice them open lengthwise and stuff with meat, sweet peppers, onion, and all the toppings.

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