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Taco-rific Tuesday

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Taco-rific Tuesday

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Taco-rific Tuesday
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 244kcal


  • 8 regular taco shells
  • 1 pound beef, ground, 95% lean
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon cumin, ground
  • 1 teaspoon oregano, dried
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 14 1/2 ounce diced tomatoes, canned


  • 1 medium carrot
  • 1 cup lettuce, shredded
  • 4 ounce colby-jack cheese
  • 1 medium avocado
  • 1 cup spinach

Serve With

  • 2 cup grapes


  • Julienne the carrot, shred the lettuce and cheese (if needed), slice the avocado, and chop the spinach. Set all aside separately.
  • Preheat the oven and cook the taco shells according to the directions on the package.
  • Meanwhile, heat a medium-sized skillet over medium heat; spray with cooking spray, then add the meat and seasonings. Cook until no longer pink, stirring frequently to crumble.
  • Drain any excess grease from the skillet, then stir in the canned tomatoes; cook for 1-2 minutes longer.
  • Stuff taco shells with meat and toppings as desired. Serve grapes on the side.
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Calories: 244kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 329mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 8g

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