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Mexicali Tacos

  Ground chuck 1⁄2 Pound
  Ground turkey 1 Pound, thawed (1 Package)
  Toasted wheat germ 2 Tablespoon
  Reduced calorie chili sauce 3 Tablespoon
  Ground cumin 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dried whole oregano 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Taco shells 4
  Shredded iceberg lettuce 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped tomato 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

1) Into a 32-quart casserole, crumble the turkey and ground chuck.
2) Use wax paper to cover the casserole and microwave on HIGH for 5 to 6 minutes, or till the meat is no longer pink. Stir every 2 minutes.
3) Drain the meat properly and then pat with paper towels to remove the excessive grease, if any.
4) From the casserole, wipe the drippings.
5) Put the meat back in the casserole and add the chili sauce, wheat germ, cumin and oregano. Stir well.
6) Cover the casserole and microwave on MEDIUM for 3 to 4 minutes, till the meat mixture is completely heated.
7) On a paper plate, put the taco shells in a circle.
8) Microwave on HIGH for 45 to 60 seconds, till the taco shells are completely heated.
9) Among the warm taco shells, divide the meat mixture evenly.
10) Among every stuffed taco shell, divide the shredded lettuce and chopped tomato evenly.

11) Transfer the preparation to a decorative serving plate and serve the tacos right away, while still warm. These make a delectable and healthy appetizer. Can also be served as a snack.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
11 Minutes
Ready In: 
16 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 417 Calories from Fat 217

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 24 g36.8%

Saturated Fat 7.7 g38.3%

Trans Fat 0.9 g

Cholesterol 129.6 mg43.2%

Sodium 266.4 mg11.1%

Total Carbohydrates 15 g5.1%

Dietary Fiber 3.2 g12.6%

Sugars 2 g

Protein 34 g67.4%

Vitamin A 94.4% Vitamin C 24.3%

Calcium 6.5% Iron 21.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Mexicali Tacos Recipe