Quick Tacos Recipe

Looking for an easy Quick Tacos recipe? Learn how to make Quick Tacos using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by christinavt

Makes 8 servings



From the American Diabetes Association. 90% lean ground beef water cumin chili powder cayenne pepper onion salt 6-inch flour or corn tortillas shredded, reduced-fat cheddar cheese shredded lettuce large tomato, diced hot pepper sauce (optional) cvt

Recipe Ingredients for Quick Tacos

1 lb 90% lean ground beef
5/8 cup (1/2 cup plus 2 Tbsp) water
1 tsp cumin
1 tbsp chili powder
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
1 tsp onion salt (109811)
8 medium (6 inch) flour tortilla or corn tortillas
1/2 cup reduced-fat cheddar cheese, shredded,
1 cup shredded lettuce
1 large tomato, diced
1/4 tsp hot pepper sauce, or less, to taste (6168)

Recipe Directions for Quick Tacos

  1. Brown beef in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until thoroughly cooked and no longer pink. Drain fat.

  2. Add water, cumin, chili powder, cayenne pepper, and onion salt and simmer 2-4 minutes.

  3. Warm tortillas. Fill each tortilla with 1/4 cup taco meat, 2 tablespoons cheese, lettuce, tomato, and hot pepper sauce.

  4. Lower sodium variation: Use onion powder instead of onion salt.

Categories

Beef, Herbs, Tomatoes, Vegetables, Main Dish, American, Mexican, Saute, Simmer, Sugar-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 138.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
214
Calories from Fat
88
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.8g
15%
Saturated Fat
4.2g
21%
Trans Fat
0.4g
Cholesterol
56mg
19%
Sodium
429mg
18%
Potassium
321mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates
12.9g
4%
Dietary Fiber
1.9g
8%
Sugars
0.9g
Protein
18.3g
Vitamin A 12% Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 11% Iron 13%
* 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
  • High in vitamin B12
  • High in zinc
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