Good Ol' Beef Tacos

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 10 min 6
Good Ol' Beef Tacos
Health Rating


1 cup slices Avocado
681 gm Beef, ground, extra lean
1 cup Cilantro (coriander)
1 tsp Cumin
1 tsp Garlic (minced)
1 medium head Iceberg lettuce (chopped)
4 tsp Lime juice (fresh)
1 tbsp Olive oil
1/2 pepper(s) Red chili pepper (also chile or chilli)
2 cup Salsa, ready-to-serve
1/2 tsp Salt
1/2 cup Green onion, scallion, ramp
5 gm Taco seasoning mix, McCormick
6 large tortilla(s) Tortilla, corn
6 large tortilla(s) Wheat flour tortilla


In a non-stick pan, heat olive oil in heavy frying pan then add minced garlic and diced green chiles and sauté about 1 minute. Add cumin and taco seasoning and cook about 1 minute more.

Then add the ground beef and salt and cook over medium-high heat, breaking apart with the back of the turner as it cooks. Cook about 5 minutes, or until beef is starting to brown.

While beef cooks, chop green onions and set aside. Then wash cilantro, spin dry or dry with paper towels, and finely chop cilantro. Wash lettuce and shred lettuce.

When beef is lightly browned, add chopped green onions and cook about 2 minutes. Turn off heat, then stir in 1 cup chopped cilantro and 2 T lime juice.

Warm the tortillas on a dry skillet or in the microwave. Spoon 2 to 3 large spoonfuls of beef mixture into each piece of tortilla. Top meat mixture with salsa and avocado slices.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 623
Calories from fat 195
Calories from saturated fat 54
Total Fat 21.6 g
Saturated Fat 6.0 g
Trans Fat 0.3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.7 g
Monounsaturated Fat 11.0 g
Cholesterol 62 mg
Sodium 1314 mg
Potassium 1081 mg
Total Carbohydrate 76 g
Dietary Fiber 10.4 g
Sugars 6.4 g
Protein 36 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 3.5
Meat 1.3
Vegetables 2.6

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