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Tarantula Tacos

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  • 30 min prep time
  • 30 min total time
  • 9 ingredients
  • 5 servings
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Turn simple tacos into fun Halloween surprises with these simple olive toppers.

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

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.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving (2 tacos each)
Calories
440
Calories from Fat
250
% Daily Value
Total Fat
28g
44%
Saturated Fat
12g
62%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
Cholesterol
90mg
29%
Sodium
1150mg
48%
Total Carbohydrate
22g
7%
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
Sugars
3g
3%
Protein
24g
24%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
15%
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 Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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