Homemade Beef Tacos From The America's Test Kitchen Family Cookbook Recipe

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Submitted by musimom

Makes 6 servings



Fast. Makes in 30 minutes. This recipe actually serves four, but we have four small children and we get six servings out of it.

Recipe Ingredients for Homemade Beef Tacos from The America's Test Kitchen Family Cookbook

1 tbsp vegetable oil
1 onion, minced
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 tbsp chili powder
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp coriander
1/2 tsp oregano
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
1 tsp salt
1 pound lean ground beef
1/2 cup tomato sauce
1/2 cup water
2 tsp cider vinegar
1 tsp brown sugar
8 flour tortillas
1/2 head lettuce
1/2 pound cheddar cheese
1/4 cup sour cream
1/4 cup salsa
6 ounces olives

Recipe Directions for Homemade Beef Tacos from The America's Test Kitchen Family Cookbook

  1. Heat the oil in a medium skillet over medium heat until shimmering. Add the onion and cook until softened, about 5 minutes. Stir in the garlic, spices, and 1 teaspoon salt and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.

  2. Stir in the ground beef and cook, breaking it up with a wooden spoon, until no longer pink, about 5 minutes. Stir in the tomato sauce, broth, vinegar, and sugar adn simmer until thickened, about 10 minutes. Season with salt to taste.

  3. Divide the filling evenly among the taco shells and serve, passing any desired accompaniments separtely.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 289.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
469
Calories from Fat
235
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
26.1g
40%
Saturated Fat
12.1g
60%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
111mg
37%
Sodium
1141mg
48%
Potassium
648mg
19%
Total Carbohydrates
23.9g
8%
Dietary Fiber
5.0g
20%
Sugars
3.7g
Protein
36.1g
Vitamin A 32% Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 37% Iron 29%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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