Authentic Mexican Tacos Recipe

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 Lean ground beef1 Pound
 Finely minced green pepper1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm), pressed / finely chopped
 Tomato paste1 Tablespoon
 Chili powder2 Teaspoon
 Ground thyme1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Taco shells12
 Shredded cheddar cheese1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Finely chopped onion1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Shredded lettuce3 Cup (48 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2363 Calories from Fat 1124

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 126 g194.1%

Saturated Fat 57.7 g288.6%

Trans Fat 7.5 g

Cholesterol 441.6 mg

Sodium 3274.1 mg136.4%

Total Carbohydrates 150 g49.8%

Dietary Fiber 24.5 g98.1%

Sugars 18.9 g

Protein 154 g308.6%

Vitamin A 1188.9% Vitamin C 409.7%

Calcium 174.7% Iron 119.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Combine ground beef and green pepper in a 1 1/2 quart glass casserole. Cover. Microwave at Time Cook (power level 10) for 5 minutes, stirring once. Stir in tomato paste and seasonings. Cover. Microwave at Time Cook (power level 10) for 5 to 7 minutes, or until mixture bubbles, stirring once. Let stand, covered, 5 minutes.
2. Divide beef mixture between taco shells. Top first with grated cheese, then with tomato, onion, and lettuce.Fold in half.