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Grands!® Easy Taco Melts

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 35 min total time
  • 7 ingredients
  • 8 servings
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A tender, flaky biscuit wraps around your favorite taco fillings in an easy, flavor-packed hot sandwich.

Ingredients

1
package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix
2/3
cup water
1 1/2
cups Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef, cooked, drained
1
can (16.3 oz) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ biscuits
1
cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese or Mexican cheese blend (4 oz)
1
cup sour cream, if desired

Steps

  • 1 In medium saucepan, cook taco seasoning mix, water, 1/2 cup of the salsa and cooked ground beef until thickened.
  • 2 Press each biscuit into 6-inch round. Spoon 1/3 cup meat mixture and 1 tablespoon cheese onto center of each round. Fold dough in half over filling; press to seal. Place on greased cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake at 375°F 9 to 14 minutes or until golden brown. Serve with remaining salsa, cheese and sour cream.
  • 1 In medium saucepan, cook taco seasoning mix, water, 1/2 cup of the salsa and cooked ground beef until thickened.
  • 2 Press each biscuit into 6-inch round. Spoon 1/3 cup meat mixture and 1 tablespoon cheese onto center of each round. Fold dough in half over filling; press to seal. Place on greased cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake at 375°F 9 to 14 minutes or until golden brown. Serve with remaining salsa, cheese and sour cream.

Expert Tips

If you're watching fat grams, use reduced-fat sour cream or reduced-fat or fat-free plain yogurt instead of regular sour cream. To complete the menu, add a crisp green salad of romaine lettuce topped with fresh orange slices drizzled with your favorite reduced-fat dressing.

*Based on ingredient costs to create four servings of the recipe and side dish (Green Giant Tuscan Seasoned Broccoli Steamers).

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
370
Calories from Fat
180
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
30%
Saturated Fat
8g
41%
Trans Fat
3 1/2g
Cholesterol
50mg
16%
Sodium
1470mg
61%
Total Carbohydrate
32g
11%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
6g
6%
Protein
17g
17%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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