7 lbs. ground beef
1/4 c. dehydrated onions OR 3/4 c. fresh onions, chopped
1 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
1 – 1 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
1 1/2 tsp. paprika
1 1/2 tsp. onion powder
1 Tbsp. Chili powder
2 tsp. black pepper
1 1/2 c. tomato paste
1 qt. water
Brown ground beef, making sure there is no pink left, drain off fat. Mix in onions and seasoning and cook over low heat until onions cook slightly and seasonings release their flavor. Stir in tomato paste and water, and simmer for 15 – 20 min.
Depending on the size of the taco meat portions you wish to serve, you
might get fewer portions from this recipe than 50.
This recipe can be extended by stirring in a little cooked rice and
some refried beans ( adjust seasonings) which is especially good for soft tortillas.