Speedy Tacos


Makes 2 servings (3 tacos each)


4 ounces ground beef sirloin
1/4 cup chopped onion
1 clove garlic, minced
1/3 cup no-salt-added tomato sauce
1 tablespoon taco seasonings
6 taco shells
1/4 cup (2 ounces) shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese
1/2 cup shredded lettuce
1/3 cup chopped tomato
1/4 cup chopped onion
Hot pepper sauce (optional)


  1. Heat small skillet over medium heat until hot. Add beef, onion and garlic; cook and stir 5 minutes until beef is browned, breaking up meat with spoon. Add tomato sauce and seasonings; cook 5 minutes.
  2. Warm taco shells in oven following package directions.
  3. Fill taco shells with meat mixture, cheese, lettuce, tomato and onion. Serve with pepper sauce, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Fiber 5 g
Carbohydrate 36 g
Cholesterol 40 mg
Saturated Fat 4 g
Total Fat 14 g
Calories from Fat 36 %
Calories 342
Protein 19 g
Sodium 706 mg

Dietary Exchange

Fat 1-1/2
Meat 2
Vegetable 1
Starch 2

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