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Terrific Tacos
Terrific Tacos

Portions: 6 Serving size: 1 Taco


6 corn taco shells
1/2 pound lean ground beef
1 tablespoon canola oil
1 cup onion, chopped (divided use)
1 garlic clove, minced
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon Tabasco® sauce
3/4 cup lettuce, shredded
6 tablespoons tomato, chopped
6 tablespoons sharp cheddar cheese, shredded


  1. In a large frying pan, brown ground beef over medium heat. Drain well, remove from pan and set aside.
  2. Heat oil in pan. Add 1/2 cup chopped onion and cook until clear. Add garlic, cook and stir for one minute.
  3. Add cooked beef back into pan. Stir in chili powder, pepper, cumin and Tabasco sauce. Remove from heat and prepare tacos.
  4. Add 1/4 cup meat mixture inside each taco shell. Top with 2 tablespoons lettuce, 1 tablespoon each tomato, cheese and remaining onion.

Helpful hints

  • Select cheese that has the word “natural” on the package. Avoid processed cheese due to higher sodium and phosphorus contents.

Nutrients per serving

  • Calories 240
  • Protein 10 g
  • Carbohydrates 14 g
  • Fat 16 g
  • Cholesterol 36 mg
  • Sodium 182 mg
  • Potassium 214 mg
  • Phosphorus 135 mg
  • Calcium 85 mg
  • Fiber 0.9 g