Navajo Taco


  • Navajo Fry Bread
    • 4-5 cups flour
    • 3½ teaspoons baking powder
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • ½ cup instant milk
    • 2 cups water
  • Filling
    • 1½ pounds ground beef
    • 1 onion (chopped)
    • ¾ teaspoon garlic salt
    • 1 can pinto beans
  • Suggested Toppings
    • Grated cheese
    • Salsa
    • Lettuce
    • Tomatoes
    • Onion
    • Sour cream
    • Green onion
  • Oil for frying


To Make Fry Bread

Mix dry ingredients.

Stir in water.

Knead dough lightly; cover and let rest 15 minutes.

Heat 1 inch vegetable oil in a 10 inch skillet.

Pinch off dough in small amounts and pat dough into thin 8 inch circles.

In the hot oil, quickly brown on both sides.

Drain on paper towels.

To Make Filling

Brown ground beef and onion, drain.

Add beans and garlic salt.

Simmer 10- 15 minutes.

To Serve

Spoon filling onto frybread.

Top with grated cheeses, salsa, lettuce, onion, or whatever sounds good.

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