Chinese Tacos

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Aug. 10, 2011


Ground beef/Pork 1 Pound
Green onions 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , chopped
Water chestnuts 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , chopped
Cornstarch 2 Teaspoon
Soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
Vinegar 1 Teaspoon
Dry mustard 1/2 Teaspoon
Ground ginger 1/2 Teaspoon
Beef bouillon granules 1/2 Teaspoon
Water 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Iceberg lettuce leaves 6 Large (Crisp)
Canned fried rice noodles/Chow mein noodles 3 Ounce (1 Can)



1 Into a deep 2-quart casserole, crumble meat.

2 Add green onions and cover with waxed paper.

3 Microwave at 100% (HIGH) for 5 minutes or until meat is no longer pink; stir twice.

4 Pour off the juices and add water chestnuts.

5 In a small bowl, mix cornstarch, soy sauce and vinegar.

6 Stir in dry mustard and ginger until smooth.

7 Stir into meat mixture; mix well.

8 Add bouillon granules and water; stir until well mixed. Cover.

9 Microwave at 100% (HIGH) for 3 minutes or until thickened and bubbly; stir once.


10 To serve, spoon meat mixture into center of lettuce leaves.

11 Top with noodles.

12 Fold up, envelope-style, to eat. Serve with additional soy sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 8 Minutes
Ready In: 8 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 491Calories from Fat 282

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 31 g47.7%

Saturated Fat 11 g55%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 756 mg31.5%

Total Carbohydrates 32 g10.7%

Dietary Fiber 8 g32%

Sugars 13 g

Protein 27 g54%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet