Beef Tacos Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time5 Min
Ready In15 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings2
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Ground beef1⁄4 Pound
 Chopped onion2 Tablespoon
 Finely chopped green chilies1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Ground cumin1 Dash
 Garlic clove1⁄2 Small, finely chopped
 Chopped avocado1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Lemon juice1 Teaspoon
 Chopped tomato1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Taco shells2
 Dairy sour cream2 Tablespoon
 Shredded cheddar cheese2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 379 Calories from Fat 266

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 30 g46.1%

Saturated Fat 11.7 g58.3%

Trans Fat 0.6 g

Cholesterol 63.9 mg

Sodium 324.4 mg13.5%

Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.7%

Dietary Fiber 3.2 g12.7%

Sugars 2.2 g

Protein 15 g30%

Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 19.3%

Calcium 14.9% Iron 6.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Crumble ground beef into 2-cup measure [4-cup measure].
Cover loosely and microwave on high (550 watts) until very little pink remains, 1 to 1 1/4 min [1 1/2 to 2 min]; break up and drain.
Stir in onion, chilies, salt, cumin and garlic.
Microwave uncovered until hot and onion is cooked, 1 to 2 min [2 to 3 min].
Toss avocado and lemon juice; stir avocado and tomato into beef mixture.
Spoon into taco shells.
Top with sour cream and cheese.