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Ingredients

1/2 pound ground beef
1/4 cup chopped onion
1 clove garlic, pressed
2 tablespoons jalapeno pepper, chopped
8 ounces refried beans
1/4 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
1 tablespoon ketchup
1-1/2 teaspoons chili powder
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
4 dozen wonton skins

Instructions

Brown ground beef, onion, garlic and jalapeno peppers. Drain. Stir in beans, cheese, ketchup, chili powder and cumin. Place 1 tablespoon meat mixture in center of each wonton. Moisten edges with water and fold like an envelope and seal. Fry a few at a time in a wok with oil at 375 degrees for 3 to 5 minutes until golden brown

Sheila Schultz
Hillsdale



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