Ground Beef Tacos

Dinner ready in 25 minutes! Enjoy these tacos made using ground beef, cheese, lettuce and tomatoes that are served with salsa.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 0

Ingredients

1
lb. lean ground beef
1
medium onion, chopped
1
teaspoon chili powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon garlic powder
1
(8-oz.) can tomato sauce
12
taco shells
6
oz. (1 1/2 cups) shredded American or Cheddar cheese
2
cups shredded lettuce
2
tomatoes, chopped
3/4
cup salsa
3/4
cup sour cream, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 250°F. In medium skillet, brown ground beef and onion over medium heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until beef is thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently. Drain.
  • 2 Stir in chili powder, salt, garlic powder and tomato sauce. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 10 minutes.
  • 3 Meanwhile, place taco shells on ungreased cookie sheet. Heat at 250°F. for 5 minutes.
  • 4 To assemble tacos, layer beef mixture, cheese, lettuce and tomatoes in each taco shell. Serve with salsa; top with sour cream.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/6 of Recipe
    Calories
    470
    (
    Calories from Fat
    280),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    31g
    31%
    (Saturated Fat
    15g,
    15%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    90mg
    90%;
    Sodium
    970mg
    970%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    23g
    23%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    24g
    24%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    30%;
    Vitamin C
    20%;
    Calcium
    25%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 3 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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