Cheesy Beef and Green Chile Spicy Tacos

Get big, bold beef and chile flavor fast with these fun weeknight tacos.
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15 Minutes Prep
25 Minutes Total
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10 Servings


Ingredient List
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ original taco seasoning mix
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/4 cup water
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 10 Old El Paso™ bold spicy taco shells
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/4 cup sour cream
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • Small check mark in a circle icon Make it FRESH toppings, as desired (see below)
Preparation
  1. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook beef over medium heat 8 to 9 minutes, stirring occasionally, until brown; drain. Stir in taco seasoning mix, water and green chiles. Cook 30 to 60 seconds longer or until liquid is absorbed.
  2. Heat shells as directed on package. Serve with beef mixture, cheese, sour cream, green onions and toppings.
Expert Tips
  • Ideas for Make it FRESH toppings: sliced fresh jalapeños, diced tomato, shredded lettuce, fresh cilantro leaves, fresh lime wedges.
  • For a pretty sour cream topping, spoon into a resealable food-storage plastic bag; cut one corner, and squeeze a zigzag of sour cream on top of each taco.
Nutrition
Calories220(Calories from Fat130),Total Fat14g(Saturated Fat7g,Trans Fat0g),Cholesterol40mgSodium400mgTotal Carbohydrate12g(Dietary Fiber0g Sugars0g),Protein11g;% Daily Value*:Vitamin A8%;Vitamin C4%;Calcium10%;Iron8%; Exchanges:0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices:1 *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.