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Low Fat Beef Tacos

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Low Fat Beef Tacos
These low fat beef tacos make a delightful family-style dinner, where everyone can make their own tacos, starting with some warmed corn tortillas and seasoned extra-lean ground beef.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 8 corn tortillas
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 3/4 pound extra-lean ground beef
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tbsp cumin powder
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup no-salt added tomato sauce or water
  • 1/4 cup shredded reduced-fat cheese (optional)
  • Fresh salsa or diced tomatoes (optional)
  • Fat-free sour cream (optional)
  • Shredded lettuce or green onions (optional)

Preparation:

Heat tortillas according to instructions on package and keep warm.

Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Heat onion until translucent. On a medium-high heat, cook beef until no longer pink. Stir in chili powder and cumin, followed by tomato sauce or water, and cook for a further 2-3 minutes.

Divide beef among warmed tortillas and top with cheese, salsa, sour cream and onions.

Serves 4.

Per Serving with cheese: Calories 218, Calories from Fat 65, Total Fat 7.2g (sat 3.3g), Cholesterol 57mg, Sodium 157mg, Carbohydrate 16.2g, Fiber 3.1g, Protein 22.1g

Per Serving without cheese: Calories 199, Calories from Fat 53, Total Fat 5.8g (sat 2.4g), Cholesterol 52mg, Sodium 99mg, Carbohydrate 16g, Fiber 3.1g, Protein 20.4g

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