Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Simple Salad Tacos | Rewriting History


Last year, I told you this was the 'next generation taco' - and I stick by that. But it didn't get the response I was hoping for. I mean, wasn't your world shaken by this announcement? No, the post sat all quiet and sad ... until yesterday. And when I pulled the recipe out of the archives, I knew. How on earth did I manage to complicate a SALAD TACO like this?

So I'm re-writing the recipe. And in fact, in the process of extracting this post, I managed to erase the original ... so technically, it's not even re-writing anymore. Kind of like memories, I guess - you write over the original so many times it becomes a new reality.

Welcome. To my dreamworld.


We're back in the desert, in our hired house, living a semi-transient life that does not lend itself well to multi-step taco construction. But does life EVER? What we need, friends, is this: simplicity.

And tacos.

Simple Salad Tacos
1. lettuce leaves - of a variety that lends itself to folding
2. a can of quality refried beans - you can afford to splurge on refried beans
3. full-fat sour cream
4. your favourite salsa
5. shredded cheese
6. homemade guacamole

Done. Kabam. 


The guacamole
3 avocados, mashed
lime juice and sea salt, to taste
minced fresh cilantro, if you have it

The assembly
Put as much stuff on the leaf as you can, fold, and eat.

Be feliz,
Amanda xx

8 comments:

Sherilyn @ Wholepromise said... [Reply to comment]

Amazing - we are in a bit of a bean phase at our house and this dish would suit us down to the ground and lettuce leaves as wraps do make for a perfect light meal.

Amanda @ Easy Peasy Organic said... [Reply to comment]

@Sherilyn @ Wholepromise Enjoy, Sherilyn!

rhiby said... [Reply to comment]

Hi Amanda, I just met your blog today, and have to say i love it (which u probably get quite a lot)! But thankyou so much for sharing your story and reality, and AMAZING! recipes.
Lots of love, Rhi

Paula said... [Reply to comment]

Great looking taco, loving your *green* wrap.

Lorenia said... [Reply to comment]

Great blog, Amanda. glad to have found it :)

Lorenia said... [Reply to comment]

Great blog, Amanda. glad to have found it :)

Lorenia said... [Reply to comment]

Great blog, Amanda. glad to have found it :)

Joane Cusack said... [Reply to comment]

Salads remind me so much of me and my nana picking lettuce from her garden. I used to have a teepee in there, too. Awesome recipe by the way. Cheers!

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Thanks for commenting! Amandaxx

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