Navajo Tacos

Fry bread is staple food in over 500 Indian Nations. This humble bread made from flour, salt and lard can be enjoyed by itself, as a meal with beans or meat or as dessert with a drizzle of honey. It’s simple and delicious. Follow our recipe to make this bread and delicious Navajo tacos. Try it at home with your family and friends.

Navajo Tacos - Ingredients

  • 2 Cups of flour
  • ½ Tbs. baking powder
  • ½ Teaspoon of salt
  • 1 Cup of Milk
  • ½ Cup of butter, room temperature
  • Extra flour to work dough 
  • Olive oil for frying 

  1. Mix the butter with all the dry ingredients. Slowly incorporate milk. Mix well and let the dough rest for 20 minutes. 
  2. Work the dough with the extra flower and divide it in 6 parts. 
  3. Mold dough into disks and fry in olive oil until golden.
  4. Serve with your favorite taco toppings. We used grass-fed ground beef, anasazi beans, Wisconsin mild cheddar, guacamole and salad.

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