Tarantula Tacos

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

  • 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
  • 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
    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.
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