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Spicy Beef And Turkey Tacos

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  Lean ground beef 1 Pound
  Ground turkey 8 Ounce
  Olive oil/Canola oil 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 , chopped
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), finely chopped
  Sweet pepper 1 , coarsely chopped (Red Or Green)
  Chili powder/To taste 1 Tablespoon
  Canned crushed tomatoes 16 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
  Taco shells 16
  Iceberg lettuce 3 Cup (48 tbs), shredded
  Shredded cheese/Low fat cheddar cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

1. Heat a Dutch oven on high flame. Put in some beef and turkey. Saute for about 7 minutes or till the meat turns pink and release juice.
2. Remove the meat from heat and pass the meat through sieve to set in bowl. Drain the meat.
3. In the meantime, heat the oil in the Dutch oven. Add onion, garlic and saute for just about 5 to 7 minutes or till it turns golden brown.
4. Add sweet pepper and chili powder. Cook for 5 minutes or till it turns soft. Return the meat to the pan.
5. Heat the oven as per the directions on the taco shell package.
6. In a pan, add tomatoes, salt, and pepper and bring it to boil. Cover the pan and simmer for 15 minutes or until the stew is rich.
7. Put the taco shells on a baking sheet and bake as per the package directions.

8. Divide the meat mixture between the taco shells. Sprinkle the lettuce and cheese on top the top of the taco shell.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 691 Calories from Fat 302

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 34 g52.1%

Saturated Fat 10.5 g52.3%

Trans Fat 2.6 g

Cholesterol 123.5 mg41.2%

Sodium 858.2 mg35.8%

Total Carbohydrates 52 g17.2%

Dietary Fiber 7.7 g30.6%

Sugars 4.7 g

Protein 46 g92.4%

Vitamin A 63.7% Vitamin C 96.8%

Calcium 30.6% Iron 34.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Spicy Beef And Turkey Tacos Recipe