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I am a very lucky woman with a husband and son who are smart, witty and entertaining. Our son, B, attended public school for two years, and then we embarked on a new adventure in the Fall of 2010 - homeschooling. We don't have all the answers, but we know B and this has been the best thing for him. I blog to preserve our stories and our memories, share recipes, vent and ramble on about our crazy, yet blessed, life. Would you care to follow along?

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

My Made-Up Mexican Dump Recipe

My Made-Up Mexican Dump Recipe
1 cup uncooked quinoa, brown rice or white rice
1/2 onion, diced
1/2 lb ground beef 
1 can of black beans, drained and rinsed
2 cups frozen corn, rinsed or 1 can corn, drained
1/2 Jar of your favorite salsa
Fresh cilantro, rinsed and chopped
Shredded cheddar or Mexican blend cheese

Cook quinoa or rice according to directions.
In a skillet, cook beef and onion together until beef is cooked through.  Drain off fat.
  
To the beef/onion mixture, add the cooked quinoa or rice, black beans, corn, salsa to your taste, cilantro and a little water.  Mix it all together, put a lid on it and let it simmer for about 5 minutes to combine the flavors.

Turn off the heat, sprinkled some shredded cheese on top and recover to let the cheese melt.

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