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Shrunken Taco Bites

Shrunken Taco Bites
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 0 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 36
Try these cheesy pepper tacos made with beef, Old El Paso® beans and seasoning mix - a perfect Halloween appetizer ready in just 30 minutes!
Updated April 2, 2014
Make With
Make With
Old El Paso

Ingredients

  • 1 lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped (1/2 cup)
  • 1 package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1 bag (1 lb) mini sweet bell peppers (about 18 peppers), halved, seeded
  • 6 tablespoons Old El Paso™ refried beans (from 16-oz can)
  • 1/2 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend (2 oz)
  • 6 tablespoons sour cream
  • 36 slices pickled jalapeño chiles or ripe olives

Steps

  • 1
    In 12-inch skillet, cook beef and onion over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in taco seasoning mix and water. Simmer 3 to 4 minutes or until thickened.
  • 2
    Set oven control to broil. Place bell pepper halves on ungreased cookie sheet. Spoon about 1/2 teaspoon refried beans into each pepper half; top each with about 1 1/2 teaspoons beef mixture. Sprinkle evenly with cheese.
  • 3
    Broil with tops 6 inches from heat 2 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly. Top each with about 1/2 teaspoon sour cream and 1 jalapeño slice. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
80
Total Fat
4 1/2g
0%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
0%
Sodium
240mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
4g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Protein
6g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 Lean Meat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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