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Double-Layer Tacos

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  • 40 min prep time
  • 40 min total time
  • 9 ingredients
  • 12 servings
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Old El Paso® Favorite Recipe! Layered taco shells and tortillas create the "double" in beef- and bean-stuffed tacos.

Ingredients

1
lb ground beef
1
package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix
3/4
cup water
1
package (4.6 oz) Old El Paso™ taco shells
12
Old El Paso™ flour tortillas for soft tacos & fajitas (6 inch; from two 8.2-oz packages)
1
can (16 oz) Old El Paso™ refried beans, heated
3/4
cup Old El Paso™ salsa (any variety)
1 1/2
cups shredded lettuce
1
cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese (4 oz)

Steps

  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until brown; drain. Stir in taco seasoning mix and water. Cook over medium heat 10 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 2 Heat taco shells and flour tortillas as directed on packages.
  • 3 Spread 2 tablespoons heated refried beans on each flour tortilla. Place hard taco shell on center of flour tortilla and gently fold tortilla sides up to match taco shell sides.
  • 4 Spoon 2 tablespoons beef mixture into each double-layer taco shell. Top with salsa, lettuce and cheese. Serve immediately.
  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until brown; drain. Stir in taco seasoning mix and water. Cook over medium heat 10 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 2 Heat taco shells and flour tortillas as directed on packages.
  • 3 Spread 2 tablespoons heated refried beans on each flour tortilla. Place hard taco shell on center of flour tortilla and gently fold tortilla sides up to match taco shell sides.
  • 4 Spoon 2 tablespoons beef mixture into each double-layer taco shell. Top with salsa, lettuce and cheese. Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

Cool off with a dessert of fresh melon slices and a scoop of mango sorbet.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Taco
Calories
270
Calories from Fat
110
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
18%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
22%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
Cholesterol
30mg
11%
Sodium
870mg
36%
Total Carbohydrate
29g
10%
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
Sugars
1g
1%
Protein
13g
13%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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