¿Tacos para Halloween? ¡Sí! / Tacos for Halloween? Yes!

by Silvia on October 26, 2010 · 95 comments

in Niños / Kids,Recipes / Recetas,Sorteos / Giveaways

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¿Qué es lo que comerás en Halloween?  nosotros regularmente comemos pizza, sin embargo, dado que somos mexicanos, este año vamos a cambiar el menu y haremos tacos, si, ¡tacos!  ¿Qué opinas sobre hacer de la noche de Halloween una noche de tacos? a nosotros nos encantan y los comemos muy seguido.  Generalmente los hago con tortillas, pero una que otra vez me gusta usar tacos tostados.  Este año encontré esta receta y la voy a probar, se las comparto:

Tacos Tarántula

  • 1 caja de (4.7 oz) Old El Paso Stand ‘n Stuff tacos tostados
  • 1 libra de carne molida desgrasada
  • 1 paquete (1oz) de sazonador de tacos Old El Paso
  • 1/3 taza de agua
  • 1 taza de queso cheddar rallado (4 oz)
  • 1 1/2 tazas de lechuga rallada
  • 1 jitomate mediano, picadito
  • 1/4 taza de crema
  • 20 aceitunas negras extra grandes sin hueso
  1. Precalienta el horno a 325°F (160 °C)  y calienta los tacos dorados tal como lo explica el paquete.
  2. Mientras tanto, coloca la carne molida en un sartén sobre temperatura alta, moviendo constantemente hasta que este cocida completamente; cuélala y agrega el sazonador y el agua.  Reduce la temperatura y cocina sin tapar por 5 minutos aproximádamente, moviendo constantemente hasta que el agua se haya evaporado.  Retíralo de fuego.
  3. Pon un poco de la mezcla de la carne en el taco dorado, agrega el queso, lechuga y jitomate.
  4. Pon la crema en una bolsa de plástico, ciérrala bien y corta un hoyo pequeñito en una de las esquinas.  Usando la bolsa como duya crea la telaraña con la crema, encima de cada taco.
  5. Para hacer la araña.  Por cada taco:  toma una aceituna, ponla en el taco con el hoyo hacia abajo.  Corta una segunda aceituna a lo largo en 8 piezas, las cuales usarás como patas colocándolas alrededor de la aceituna principal.  Para los ojitos, sólo pon un puntito de crema por ojo en la aceituna.

¡Buen Provecho! si quieres hacerlo tu también, da click aqui para imprimir unos cupones!

Sorteo

¿Y que tal si agregamos un sorteo?  Tengo un paquete de Old El Paso para una noche de tacos, para sortear entre mis lectores.  El paquete incluye, un sobre con sazonador de tacos Old El Paso, una charola en forma de cactus y tres platos en forma de chile, mas una tarjeta de regalo de $10 dólares para ayudarte con tus compras.

Lo único que tienes que hacer para participar es decirme cual es tu taco favorito, si, ¡eso es todo!  por favor déjame un comentario con tu respuesta y tendras tu entrada reglamentaria.

Este sorteo terminará el martes 9 de noviembre a las 11:59 PST.  Abierto a residentes de los Estados Unidos únicamente.  El ganador (a) será elegido al azar.  Inválido donde sea prohibido.  Por favor no PO Boxes.  El patrocinador enviará el premio directamente al ganador (a).  ¡ Buena suerte!

Disclosure:  Yo recibí el mismo paquete de noche de tacos para  mi familia.  La información sobre el cupón y el paquete para sortear me fueron proporcionados por Old El Paso a través de MyBlogSpark.

ENGLISH

Do you know what you will be eating on Halloween? We usually have pizza, but I think we need to change that, we are Mexican, so we are going to make tacos! Yes, tacos! What do you think about making Halloween a taco night?  We love tacos and eat them often.  I usually use soft corn tortillas, but once in a while I like to use crispy shells, and this year I found this very cute recipe, and I’m going to try it, here it is:

Tarantula Tacos

  • 1 Box (4.7 oz) Old El Paso Stand ‘n Stuff taco shells
  • 1 lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
  • 1 package (1oz) Old El Paso taco seasoning mix
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese (4 oz)
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 20 extra large pitted black olives
  1. Heat oven to 325°F. Heat taco shells in oven as directed on box.
  2. Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, cook ground beef over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in taco seasoning mix and water. Reduce heat to medium; cook uncovered about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until water has evaporated. Remove from heat.
  3. Spoon beef mixture into heated taco shells. Top with cheese, lettuce and tomato.
  4. Spoon sour cream into small resealable food-storage plastic bag. Seal bag; cut tiny hole in corner of bag. Pipe sour cream over top of each taco to resemble spiderweb.
  5. For each spider, top taco with 1 olive, pitted end down. Cut second olive lengthwise into 8 pieces; place around whole olive for legs. For eyes, squeeze 2 dots of sour cream onto top of olive.

Buen Provecho! and if you want to try it, you can get a coupon right here!

Giveaway

Let’s spice this up with a giveaway, shall we?  I have one Old El Paso  prize pack to giveaway to one of my readers.  It includes a packet of Old El Paso Taco Seasoning, a Cactus Chip & Dip Serving dish, a set of 3 Fiesta Chili Pepper serving dishes and a $10 gift card to purchase your taco fixings.

The only thing you need to participate for your chance to win is to tell me what are your favorite tacos, yes, that’s it!  Please leave me a comment with your answer and you have your required entry.

This giveaway will end on Tuesday, November 9th, at 11:59 PST.  Open to US residents only.  Winner will be randomly chosen.  Void where prohibited.  Please no PO Boxes. Sponsor will send the prize directly to the winner.  Have fun and good luck!

Disclosure:  I received the same pack to share with my family.  The coupon information and prize package for giveaway were all provided to me by Old El Paso through MyBlogSpark.

{ 95 comments… read them below or add one }

November 7, 2010 at 5:07 pm Charity S. 1

I soft tacos with beef.

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November 7, 2010 at 5:41 pm Vicki 2

Beef tacos loaded with jalenpenos and cheese! Thanks!!

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November 7, 2010 at 9:11 pm ashley 3

i like my tacos with chicken a little cheese and salsa

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November 8, 2010 at 12:15 am Bryanna P. 4

Sweet blog and thank you for the giveaway!
Would love, love, LOVE to win this!
=]

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November 8, 2010 at 6:51 am Rebecca Peters 5

I love chicken tacos!

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November 8, 2010 at 8:17 am veronica leon 6

a mi me gustan los tacos de carne molida con mozzarela, sour cream, sheddar cheese y salsa

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November 8, 2010 at 10:43 am Erica C. 7

I like soft beef tacos with lots of cheese!

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November 8, 2010 at 11:46 am Jill Myrick 8

My favorite tacos are hard shell with seasoned hamburger, cheese, lettuce , tomato and salsa.

jweezie43[at]gmail[dot]com

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November 8, 2010 at 2:05 pm Ed Nemmers 9

Steak fajitas tacos are the family’s favorite!

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November 8, 2010 at 8:42 pm Jessica A 10

I like fish tacos
imjessica(at)mail(dot)com

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November 9, 2010 at 4:29 am Amy Delong 11

hard shell,beef,cheese,refried beans&lettuce
ardelong2(at)gmail(dot)com

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November 9, 2010 at 5:24 am Deb K 12

I love hard shelled tacos with shredded chicken, mexican cheese and chopped tomatoes. Yum!

chipper101[at]hotmail[dot]com

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November 9, 2010 at 5:38 am Happi Shopr 13

I prefer soft tacos with ground turkey.

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November 9, 2010 at 9:06 am Melanie 14

I like double decker tacos!

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November 9, 2010 at 9:40 am john 15

i like tacos made in to mexican pizza cook corn tortillias so they r crispy then spread refried beans across the meat cheese and pico is the best

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November 9, 2010 at 10:46 am Kerrie Mayans 16

I love chicken soft tacos with avocado in them.

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November 9, 2010 at 12:15 pm Terri 17

I love crunchy chicken tacos.

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November 9, 2010 at 12:23 pm Julie L 18

Thank u for the giveaway :) I like soft tacos with beef,lettuce,plenty of cheese and salsa

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November 9, 2010 at 12:44 pm barbara wright 19

I’m boring – no green or white gooey stuff for me! I like taco meat, taco sauce, lettuce and cheese on a taco shell. That’s all.

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November 9, 2010 at 1:55 pm valancia 20

Chicken cheese tacos! yumm!

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November 9, 2010 at 2:23 pm dawn 21

I love hard shelled chicken tacos.
mightynaynay(at)cs.com

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November 9, 2010 at 2:23 pm Diane Baum 22

We love ground beef tacos with the works-tomatoes, cheese, lettuce, green and red peppers, sour cream…

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November 9, 2010 at 2:28 pm susan 23

We love soft tacos with chicken and cheese. suelee1998 @ gmail.com

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November 9, 2010 at 3:02 pm Nicole Greene 24

Beef/hamburger tacos are my favorite!

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November 9, 2010 at 4:04 pm Susan Smith 25

Crunchy beef tacos with cheese, sour cream, lettuce and salsa

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November 9, 2010 at 4:32 pm marci h 26

i like soft tacos with the works–loaded with tomatoes, lettuce and cheese :)

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November 9, 2010 at 4:38 pm Jessica 27

I love chicken tacos and beef tacos with lettuce, cheese, tomatoes and salsa. I also love fish tacos.

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November 9, 2010 at 5:46 pm Debra F 28

I like beef tacos with those stackable taco shells with lettuce, tomato, cheese, olives and sour cream.

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November 9, 2010 at 6:10 pm brian e. 29

Thanks for the giveaway…our favorite are Beef Carne Asada Tacos !

senorpiero [at] yahoo [dot] com

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November 9, 2010 at 7:10 pm Pat 30

My favorite tacos are vegetarian with lots of beans, onions, black olives, salsa,
cheese and guacamole.

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November 9, 2010 at 7:10 pm david 31

Beef tacos with the works-tomatoes, cheese, lettuce, sour cream, salsa

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November 9, 2010 at 7:19 pm SUSAN SMOAKS 32

i love fish tacos

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November 9, 2010 at 7:49 pm Lisa G. 33

I love beef tacos with pineapple salsa, coldby cheese and lots of sour cream.
lisalmg25 at gmail dot com

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November 9, 2010 at 7:51 pm Pamela S 34

I like grilled chicken tacos with lots of pico de gallo on them. Thanks.

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November 9, 2010 at 8:18 pm Barbara Long 35

My favorite tacos are hard shelled with ground beef, cheese, lettuce, tomato and sour cream.

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November 9, 2010 at 9:04 pm Michelle H. 36

I love mine with seasoned ground or shredded beef, tomatoes, olives, cheese, green onions, and sour cream.

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November 9, 2010 at 9:11 pm Chrysa 37

I like chicken tacos.

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November 9, 2010 at 9:36 pm Shannon 38

soft tacos with lots of veggies and guacamole

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November 9, 2010 at 9:48 pm Jennifer Jozwiak 39

i love fish tacos and grilled chicken tacos, both with lettuce, tomato and lots of hot sauce!

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November 9, 2010 at 9:49 pm Roxann 40

Hard shell steak tacos are my favorite.

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November 9, 2010 at 9:54 pm Sand 41

I love grilled fish tacos!

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November 9, 2010 at 10:15 pm Sarah L 42

Those are very cute tacos. I like the crunchy shells and guacamole with mine. Thanks for the contest.

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November 9, 2010 at 10:30 pm Gianna 43

I like tacos with meat, lettuce, tomatoes, cheddar cheese, onions, black olives and guacamole.

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November 9, 2010 at 11:16 pm Charlene Kuser 44

I like my tacos with beef chuck and simmered with onion, cilantro and peppers

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November 9, 2010 at 11:49 pm Donna K 45

I like soft shell beef tacos.

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