Makes: 6 servings, 2 filled tacos each
Active Time: 55 minutes

Total Time: 1 1/4 hours

 

NUTRITIONPer serving: 252 calories; 5 g fat (1 g sat, 1 g mono); 38 mg cholesterol; 30 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 24 g protein; 5 g fiber; 576 mg sodium; 254 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (49% daily value), Vitamin C & Zinc (17% dv)

Carbohydrate Servings: 2

Exchanges: 1 1/2 starch, 1 vegetable, 3 lean meat

FROM OUR AMIGOS AT EATING WELL

Easy And Healthy Taco Recipe

Cuisine: Mexican

Ingredients

  • Canola oil cooking spray
  • 3/4 teaspoon chili powder divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt divided
  • TACO MEAT
  • 8 ounces 93%-lean ground beef
  • 8 ounces 99%-lean ground turkey breast
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 10- ounce can diced tomatoes with green chiles preferably Rotel brand (see Tip), or 1 1/4 cups petite-diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground chipotle chile or 1chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • TOPPINGS
  • 3 cups shredded romaine lettuce
  • 3/4 cup shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 cup diced tomatoes
  • 3/4 cup prepared salsa
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion

Author: Mike Gonzalez

HFNTV is the creation of journalist, food blogger and influencer Mike Gonzalez. Mike is a full-time news anchor at KPNX NBC 12 in Phoenix, Arizona.