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Sloppy Joe Confetti Tacos

Two kid favorites come together in this easy supper. Just brown the meat, add ready-made sloppy joe sauce, spoon into taco shells, then sprinkle with colorful veggie "confetti" and preshredded cheese.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
box (4.6 oz) Old El Paso® taco shells (12 shells)
1
can (15.5 oz) sloppy joe sauce
1
small red bell pepper, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
can (11 oz) Green Giant® SteamCrisp® Niblets® whole kernel sweet corn, drained
1
can (2 1/4 oz) sliced ripe olives, drained
1
cup thinly sliced romaine lettuce
1/2
cup shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese (2 oz)

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In 10-inch skillet, cook ground beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until thoroughly cooked; drain.
  • 2 Meanwhile, heat taco shells as directed on box.
  • 3 Stir sloppy joe sauce, bell pepper and corn into ground beef. Cook 2 to 3 minutes longer, stirring occasionally, until mixture is hot and bubbly.
  • 4 Spoon about 1/4 cup beef mixture into each warm taco shell; top with olives, lettuce and cheese.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In 10-inch skillet, cook ground beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until thoroughly cooked; drain.
  • 2 Meanwhile, heat taco shells as directed on box.
  • 3 Stir sloppy joe sauce, bell pepper and corn into ground beef. Cook 2 to 3 minutes longer, stirring occasionally, until mixture is hot and bubbly.
  • 4 Spoon about 1/4 cup beef mixture into each warm taco shell; top with olives, lettuce and cheese.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Use Old El Paso® Stand 'N Stuff™ taco shells with the flat bottom for easier filling and a little extra room.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
360
(
Calories from Fat
160),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
18%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
2 1/2g
2 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
55mg
55%;
Sodium
800mg
800%;
Total Carbohydrate
31g
31%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
20g
20%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%;
Vitamin C
25%;
Calcium
10%;
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 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.