Navajo Tacos

Photo: Jerrel

Indian fry bread is tradition to the Navajo. Though the tradition of fry bread is common among many Southwestern Tribes, it is the Navajo who developed it. It's very very good. I just can't stop eating it, when I get going! Jerrel

Yield: 3 servings
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  • 2 cup(s) Flour
  • 4 teaspoon(s) Baking Powder
  • Dash of Salt
  • 3/4 cup(s) Warm Water
  • Vegetable Oil - As Much As You Need For Frying
  • 1 teaspoon(s) Sugar - Optional
  • 1 lb. Ground Beef
  • 1- 15 oz. can(s) Refried Beans
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) Garlic Powder


  1. Indian Fry Bread:

  2. Mix flour, salt, baking powder and water (optional a little teaspoon or so, sugar). Break bread into 3 pieces and roll into pie crust thickness.

  3. Deep fry in medium to hot oil. Turn when light brown and cook the other side. Add whatever taco toppings you like. Great and very filling.

  4. Navajo Tacos:

  5. Then cook your ground beef and add garlic powder. Heat up your refried beans or use them cold, and spread beans on your fry bread. Then add your beef, and then your toppings. Enjoy!


  7. Onion
  8. Lettuce
  9. Tomatoes
  10. Hot sauce
  11. Sour cream
  12. Cheese
March 2014

This recipe is a personal recipe added by Jerrel and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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