Taco Soup

2 pounds of cooked and seasoned ground meat (beef, chicken or turkey)

1 package of taco seasoning

1 package of dry Ranch dressing mix

1 4oz can diced green chilis

1 can of corn or hominy undrained

1 can pinto beans undrained

1 can white beans undrained

1 can black beans undrained

1 28 oz can fire roasted tomatoes diced


Carne Bistec - Colombian Steak with Onions and Tomatoes


  • 1-1/2 lbs grass fed sirloin tip steak, sliced very thin
  • salt to taste
  • garlic powder to taste
  • cumin to taste
  • 4 tsp olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, sliced thin or chopped
  • 1 very large tomato or 2 medium tomatoes, sliced thin or chopped


Season steak with salt and garlic powder. 

Chimichurri Steaks



1/4 cup fresh parsley leaves
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon fresh oregano leaves (or substitute 1 teaspoon dried oregano)
3 garlic cloves, coarsely chopped
Pinch of crushed red pepper flakes
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 1/2 pounds skirt steak, cut into 6 equal pieces


Tator Tot Casserole

2 pounds Lean ground beef

1 bag Tator Tots

1 can Cream of Celery Soup

1 can Cream of mushroom, potato or chicken soup




Garlic Powder

Onion Powder

Seasoning salt

This recipe came about when I was a teenager and needed to make dinner. So YES it is simple and NO it is not healthy and YES it is ugly and YES everyone loves it.


Preheat oven to 350- 375 which ever you prefer

Spray a 9x13 pan with cooking spray and set aside until needed.