Classic Beef Tacos

Prep 25 Minutes
Total 25 Minutes
Servings 10

Ingredient List

  • 1 lb ground beef (at least 80% lean)
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1 package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ original taco seasoning mix
  • 1 package (4.7 oz) Old El Paso™ Stand ‘N Stuff™ taco shells (10 shells), heated as directed on package
  • 1 1/4 cups shredded cheddar cheese (5 oz)
  • 1 1/4 cups shredded lettuce
  • 3/4 cup diced tomato
  • 1 cup sour cream
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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 1/2g);  Cholesterol 55mg;  Sodium 360mg;  Potassium 170mg;  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;  1/2 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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