The Bush Family's Tex-Mex Tacos & Laura Bush's Guacamole

The Bush Family's Tex-Mex Tacos & Laura Bush's Guacamole

Tex Mex Tacos

  • 1 pound of skirt steak
  • 1 bottle of dry rub, Tex-Mex
  • 12 ounces of sour cream
  • 1 pound of shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 head of shredded iceberg lettuce
  • 12 6-inch flour tortillas
  • 1 bag of corn tortilla chips
  • A 12 slot baking muffin pan

Laura Bush's Guacamole

  • 4 avocados
  • Juice of 1-2 lemons
  • 3-4 shallots, chopped fine or 3-4 red onions
  • ¼-½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ tablespoon salt
  • ½ jalapeño, seeded and chopped fine
  • ¼ bunch fresh cilantro, chopped

Recipe for Tex Mex Tacos:

1. Dry rub the skirt steak and hold for 1 hour. 2. Prepare guacamole (recipe below). 3. Push a small flour tortilla into each cupcake tin slot and center. 4. Add a layer of crumbled tortilla chips in each, bake 5 minutes at 375° F to create a taco shell. 5. Grill or pan-fry steak to medium temperature or until there is no blood. Let it sit, or "relax," for 5 minutes and chop into cubes. 6. Layer steak in each shell and top with cheddar cheese. 7. Bake for 2 minutes at 375° F to melt cheese. 8. Top with lettuce, guacamole, sour cream, and *pico de gallo. *Laura Bush prefers Pico de Gallo made with lemon juice, but President Bush prefers Pico de Gallo made with lime juice. Recipe for Laura Bush's Guacamole:

1. Place avocado flesh in bowl. 2. Mash with fork till smooth. 3. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix well. Check out Chef Sam Morgante's story and see what products he has so you can make your own cooking presidential! Send Chef Morgante your culinary questions to Don't forget to visit FormerWhiteHouseChefs.comfor more.

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