Recipe Details

Quick Tacos

Number of Servings: 8

Serving Size: 1 taco

If you need to watch your sodium intake, use onion powder instead of onion salt.

Name: Amount:
90% lean ground beef 1
water 0.60 cup
cumin 1 tsp
chili powder 1 Tbsp
cayenne pepper 0.25 tsp
onion salt 1 tsp
6-inch flour or corn tortillas 8 ea
shredded, reduced-fat cheddar cheese 0.50 cup
shredded lettuce 1 cup
large tomato, diced 1 ea
Hot pepper sauce (optional) 1 ea

Brown beef in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until thoroughly cooked and no longer pink. Drain fat.


Add water, cumin, chili powder, cayenne pepper, and onion salt and simmer 2-4 minutes.


Warm tortillas. Fill each tortilla with 1/4 cup taco meat, 2 tablespoons cheese, lettuce, tomato, and hot pepper sauce.

Nutritional Information (per serving)
Calories 211
Calories from Fat 77
Total Fat 9g
Saturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 39mg
Sodium 410mg
Potassium 2mg
Carbohydrates 19g
Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 2g
Protein 16g
Vitamin A 2%
Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 2%
Iron 2%
Folic Acid 2%
Dietary Exchange 1 Starch 1 Lean Meat 1 Vegetable 1 Fat