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Tarantula Tacos

Turn simple tacos into fun Halloween surprises with these simple olive toppers.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 5
 

Ingredients

1
box (4.7 oz) Old El Paso® Stand 'n Stuff® taco shells
1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
package (1 oz) Old El Paso® taco seasoning mix
2/3
cup water
1
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
1 1/2
cups shredded lettuce
1
medium tomato, chopped (3/4 cup)
1/4
cup sour cream
20
extra-large pitted ripe olives

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Heat taco shells in oven as directed on box.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, cook ground beef over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in taco seasoning mix and water. Reduce heat to medium; cook uncovered about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until water has evaporated. Remove from heat.
  • 3 Spoon beef mixture into heated taco shells. Top with cheese, lettuce and tomato.
  • 4 Spoon sour cream into small resealable food-storage plastic bag. Seal bag; cut tiny hole in corner of bag. Pipe sour cream over top of each taco to resemble spiderweb.
  • 5 For each spider, top taco with 1 olive, pitted end down. Cut second olive lengthwise into 8 pieces; place around olive for legs. For eyes, squeeze 2 dots of sour cream onto top of olive.
  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Heat taco shells in oven as directed on box.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, cook ground beef over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in taco seasoning mix and water. Reduce heat to medium; cook uncovered about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until water has evaporated. Remove from heat.
  • 3 Spoon beef mixture into heated taco shells. Top with cheese, lettuce and tomato.
  • 4 Spoon sour cream into small resealable food-storage plastic bag. Seal bag; cut tiny hole in corner of bag. Pipe sour cream over top of each taco to resemble spiderweb.
  • 5 For each spider, top taco with 1 olive, pitted end down. Cut second olive lengthwise into 8 pieces; place around olive for legs. For eyes, squeeze 2 dots of sour cream onto top of olive.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving (2 tacos each)
Calories
440
(
Calories from Fat
250),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
28g
28%
(Saturated Fat
12g,
12%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
90mg
90%;
Sodium
1150mg
1150%;
Total Carbohydrate
22g
22%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
24g
24%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 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; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.