Good Ol' Beef Tacos

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 10 min 6
Good Ol' Beef Tacos
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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, Extra Virgin
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
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 571
Calories from fat 169
Calories from saturated fat 24.4
Total Fat 18.8 g
Saturated Fat 2.7 g
Trans Fat 0.3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 11.9 g
Cholesterol 66 mg
Sodium 1244 mg
Potassium 1072 mg
Total Carbohydrate 70 g
Dietary Fiber 11.0 g
Sugars 6.3 g
Protein 36 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 3.5
Meat 1.3
Vegetables 2.6

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