Cattle Corner

Courtesy photo/Jean Barton

This young cowboy showed respect by removing his hat as the Star Spangled Banner is played during the 70th annual Tehama County Cattlemen and CattleWomen's Winter Dinner on Jan. 14 at the Tehama District Fairgrounds.

Makes 4 servings

Prep/cooking time - 27 minutes


1 pound lean ground beef

1 medium onion, chopped

1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves

1 teaspoon salt

4 large (10 inch) flour tortillas

1 medium tomato, seeded and chopped

1 tablespoon thinly sliced fresh basil leaves

1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese


Heat oven to 400'F.

Brown ground beef and onion in skillet over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes or until beef is no longer pink. Pour off drippings.

Stir oregano and salt into beef.

Lightly brush tortillas with oil. Bake tortillas on two large baking sheets in 400'F oven 3 minutes.

Spoon beef mixture evenly over top of each tortilla; top with an equal amount of tomato. Sprinkle with basil and cheeses.

Return to oven and bake 12 to 14 minutes or until tortillas are lightly browned.

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