Lighter Beef Tacos

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
20 min 20 min 4
Lighter Beef Tacos
Health Rating

Ingredients


341 gm Beef, ground, extra lean (grass-fed - organic)
1 tsp Vegetable oil (or use grapeseed oil)
2 medium pepper(s) Red bell pepper (seeded and chopped)
1 large Yellow onion (chopped)
1/2 tsp Black pepper (or to taste)
1/2 tsp Sea salt (or to taste)
3 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
1 1/2 tbsp Cumin
2 tsp Chili powder
1 cup Diced tomatoes, canned
3 cup Salsa, ready-to-serve
12 cup Lettuce, romaine (shredded)
12 small tortilla(s) Tortilla, corn (gluten free - organic)

Instructions


1. In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium. Add onion and bell peppers; cook until crisp-tender, 3 to 5 minutes. Add 1 cup water; cook until water has evaporated and vegetables are softened, 3 to 5 minutes.

2. Add garlic, diced tomatoes, chili powder, and cumin; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring, 1 minute.

3. Add beef. Cook, breaking up meat with a wooden spoon, until no longer pink, about 5 minutes. Season taco filling with salt and pepper.

4. To serve, spoon filling onto tortillas, top with salsa and lettuce, and fold to enclose.

Notes:

Beef

is an excellent source of protein and vitamin B12!

If you are not a fan of Beef - use minced turkey or chicken 


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 382
Calories from fat 96
Calories from saturated fat 29.2
Total Fat 10.7 g
Saturated Fat 3.2 g
Trans Fat 0.2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.8 g
Cholesterol 47 mg
Sodium 1852 mg
Potassium 1723 mg
Total Carbohydrate 50 g
Dietary Fiber 12.9 g
Sugars 14.3 g
Protein 27.8 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Grain 1.1
Meat 0.9
Vegetables 5.9

Energy sources


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