Double-Layer Tacos

Old El Paso® Favorite Recipe! Layered taco shells and tortillas create the "double" in beef- and bean-stuffed tacos.

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  • prep time 40 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 12
 

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)

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  • 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

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Expert Tips

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

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Taco
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
4 1/2g,
4 1/2%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
870mg
870%;
Total Carbohydrate
29g
29%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
13g
13%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
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 Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.