Thursday, December 10, 2015

Double Baked Potatoes with Taco seasoned Beef

















Ingredients :

  1. Medium large potatoes - 4
  2. Potatoes - 2 boil and peel and mash and keep aside
  3. Butter - 4 tbsp
  4. cream - 2 tbsp
  5. milk - 1/4 cup
  6. salt - to taste
  7. Ground beef - 250 gms
  8. chopped onion - 2 tbsp
  9. chopped garlic - 1 tsp
  10. chopped green chillies - 1
  11. Taco seasoning - 2 tsp ( dry roast and coarse grind 1 tbsp corriander seeds,1/2 tsp fennel seeds , 1/4 tsp cumin ,1/2 tsp black pepper )
  12. chilly powder - 1/4 tsp
  13. oil - 1 tbsp
  14. grated cheese - 2 tbsp
  15. corn flour - 1 tsp dissolved in 1/4 cup water

Method:
wash and scrub the potatoes .
Bake or steam the potatoes with the skin until cooked well but not falling apart .
cut into 2 lengthwise and scoop out the flesh leaving a thin layer attached to the skin so that the potato skin acts as a vessel to hold the beef and potato filling.
make a mash with the scooped flesh plus 2 boiled mashed potatoes by adding cream ,milk , cheese and butter with salt and pepper to taste.
Keep the mash aside.
Heat oil in a pan and saute the chopped onion,garlic and chilly.
Add the ground beef and stir .
add in taco seasoning and salt to taste.
stirfry until the beef is cooked.
pour in the cornflour water and cook until thickened and dry.
turn the flame off
Add a layer of beef mixture to the potato shells .
Spoon over mashed potato and shape it with a spoon to a mound covering the beef mixture .
Set your over on microwave to the grill setting and grill for 10 minutes until the top is slightly golden.
Serve with sour cream and salsa.

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