Classic Beef Tacos

Stuffed with seasoned ground beef, diced tomato, lettuce, sour cream and cheese, you can’t go wrong with this classic taco—unless you forget to crack open a cold Corona™ Extra to go with it, that is.
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25 Minutes Prep
25 Minutes Total
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10 Servings


Ingredient List
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 lb ground beef (at least 80% lean)
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 2/3 cup water
  • 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 package (4.7 oz) Old El Paso™ Stand ‘N Stuff™ taco shells (10 shells), heated as directed on package
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 1/4 cups shredded cheddar cheese (5 oz)
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 1/4 cups shredded lettuce
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 3/4 cup diced tomato
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 cup sour cream
Preparation
  1. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in water and taco seasoning mix; heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until thickened.
  2. Divide beef among heated shells; top with cheese, lettuce, tomato and sour cream.
Expert Tips
  • Choose crunchy lettuce for this recipe, such as iceberg or romaine.
  • Want more toppings? Try sliced green onion, sliced jalapeño, or drizzle with your favorite hot sauce.
Nutrition

1 Taco Calories 260  (Calories from Fat 160);  Total Fat 17g  (Saturated Fat 8g,  Trans Fat 0.5g); Cholesterol 55mg;  Sodium 360mg;  Total Carbohydrate 12g  (Dietary Fiber 1g,  Sugars 1g);  Protein 13g  
% Daily Value: Vitamin A  8%;  Vitamin C  0%;  Calcium 15%;  Iron  8%;  
Exchanges: 1 Starch, 1 Medium-Fat Meat, 1/2 High-Fat Meat, 1 1/2 Fat
Carbohydrate Choice: 1

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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