3 tablespoons oil or other fat
2 pounds ground meat of your choice, such as turkey, lamb, pork, beef, chicken, etc.
1 teaspoon cayenne or smoked paprika
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
Salt and pepper
1/2 cup chopped onion (about 1 small)
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 cup tomato product of your choice, such as sauce, crushed, diced, etc.
1 cup liquid of your choice, such as water, stock, beer, etc.
1/4 cup mustard
1/4 cup brown sugar, optional
6 to 8 tortillas or buns
Optional toppers: diced avocado, chopped tomatoes, fresh cilantro leaves, lime wedges, sliced radishes, shaved cabbage, sliced jalapenos
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