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Joe Pitas Freezer Recipe
1 lb gound beef
1 small onion, chopped
1 clove of garlic, minced
2 tsp chili powder
2 tsp flour
1/2 tsp dried oregano
1/2 tsp cumin
1 small can tomato sauce
cayenne pepper (1/4 tsp or to taste)
1/2 beef broth
6 pita shells (on serving day)
In large skillet,
brown ground beef, ensuring you break up into small pieces
as it browns, about 5 minutes or until no pink remains. Over
medium heat, add onion, minced garlic, chili powder, oregano,
flour, cumin and cayenne pepper. Cook for about five minutes
or until onions are soft.
Add beef broth
and tomato sauce, stirring until slightly thickened. Cook
for a further five minutes, stirring ocassionally. Allow to
cool and divide into freezer containers.
On cooking day...
thaw in refrigerater then heat in microwave or saucepan until
thoroughly heated. Serve in pita shells. Add cheese, tomatoes,
etc if desired.