Lighter Beef Tacos

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


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)


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.



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