Taco Pockets Recipe

Looking for an easy Taco Pockets recipe? Learn how to make Taco Pockets using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by future_tadddei

Makes 2 servings



From Rachel Ray's 30 minute meals.

Recipe Ingredients for Taco Pockets

16 oz. 95% lean ground beef
1 small onion, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 tablespoon (a palmful) ground cumin
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper sauce
1 teaspoon (1/3 palmful) salt,
6 leaves iceburg lettuce
1/3 cup monterey jack cheese
2 oz. 2% Fage Greek yogurt

Recipe Directions for Taco Pockets

  1. Combine ground meat with onion, garlic, spices, and salt and form 4 patties. Pan fry patties in 1 tablespoon oil over medium high heat for 7 minutes on each side.

  2. To make a taco pocket, blister a flour tortilla on a hot griddle pan for 30 seconds on each side. Place tortilla on dinner plate and spread surface with 1 /4 cup mild taco sauce. Pile shredded lettuce, tomatoes and a handful of cheese in center of tortilla. Top veggies and cheese with cooked taco burger patty and wrap tortilla up and over patty on all four sides. Turn square pouch over and cut from corner to corner, making 2 taco pockets that will not crumble and drip like traditional tacos.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 337.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
573
Calories from Fat
224
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
24.9g
38%
Saturated Fat
12.0g
60%
Trans Fat
0.4g
Cholesterol
220mg
73%
Sodium
1512mg
63%
Potassium
1284mg
37%
Total Carbohydrates
9.8g
3%
Dietary Fiber
2.6g
10%
Sugars
3.4g
Protein
74.9g
Vitamin A 35% Vitamin C 12%
Calcium 24% Iron 57%
* 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 niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin B6
  • High in vitamin B12
  • High in zinc
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in cholesterol
  • High in sodium
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