(by Sondra Slade)

1 lb. ground beef

1 c. mixed peppers, chopped

1 c. mixed red and yellow onions, chopped

1 T. chili powder

1 T. cumin

1 head of lettuce, chopped

2 tomatoes, finely chopped

package of hard shell tacos

shredded cheddar and jalapeno cheese

In a skillet, brown the beef.

With a slotted spoon, remove beef to a bowl, reserving drippings in the skillet.

Add chili powder and cumin to beef.

Add half the onions and peppers to the skillet, and simmer until soft.

Add beef back to the skillet, and quickly reheat.

Load taco shells with beef, lettuce, reserved raw peppers and onions, tomatoes and cheeses.

(Read A Friend Request From Mom, the story that accompanies this recipe.)

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