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25 minutes
2 servings
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dairy-free
(?)
Has dairy from:
monterey jack cheese
gluten-free
kid friendly
has meat
(?)
Has meat from:
ground beef (3% fat)
has pasta
has seafood
mediterranean
vegan
(?)
Not vegan due to:
ground beef (3% fat)
monterey jack cheese
vegetarian
(?)
Not vegetarian due to:
ground beef (3% fat)
pescetarian
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Not pescetarian due to:
ground beef (3% fat)
paleo
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Not paleo due to:
corn tortilla
monterey jack cheese
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Nutrition to Balance
This recipe has Calories as 91.4% and Fat (total lipid) as 92.6% (as a percentage of RDA).
 
You'll likely need to take these into account today to balance out your diet.
 
Nutrition Rating Details
Here are the percentages used to determine the nutritional rating for this recipe:
• Calcium: 3.1% of RDA
• Calories: 91.4% of RDA
• Carbs: 23.4% of RDA
• Fat (total lipid): 92.6% of RDA
• Fiber: 73.1% of RDA
• Fructose: 11.9% of RDA
• Protein: 61.2% of RDA
• Sodium: 65.1% of RDA
• Sugar: 29.0% of RDA
• Vitamin A (IU): 96.0% of RDA
• Vitamin B6: 58.4% of RDA
• Vitamin C: 28.7% of RDA
• Iron: 5.3% of RDA
• Magnesium: 40.7% of RDA
• Manganese: 14.4% of RDA
• Niacin: 62.4% of RDA
• Potassium: 43.7% of RDA
• Zinc: 62.9% of RDA
If any nutritional component is greater than 75% of RDA (or any vitamin/mineral is greater than 600% of RDA), the recipe gets a “Nutrition to Balance” rating.
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INGREDIENTS
Amount
Measure
Ingredient
 
1/2
lbs
 
6
whole
 
1/2
whole
chopped.
 
1
clove
minced.
 
1
tbsp
 
1/4
tsp
 
1
dash
 
1
dash
 
1
dash
 
2
whole
chopped.
 
1/2
heads
shredded/chopped.
 
1
cup
 
1
whole
sliced. optional.
 
 
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PREPARATION
1.
Preheat oven to 375 F for taco shells. Roughly chop the onion and saute in a dollop of oil over medium-high heat for a few minutes.
2.
Add ground beef and cook until browned.
3.
Drain any fat from the meat/onion mixture once browned.
4.
Add 1 clove minced garlic and saute briefly.
5.
Add 1 Tablespoon chili powder.
6.
Add dashes of cumin, oregano and black pepper.
7.
Add 1/4 teaspoon of salt and a couple Tablespoons of water. Let simmer over medium heat for 5 minutes.
MAKING TACO SHELLS
8.
Warm up corn tortillas in the oven or microwave.
9.
Lightly brush with a neutral oil (or cooking spray) and drape over two oven rings for 10-12 minutes.
10.
Remove taco shells from oven and serve with diced tomatoes, chopped lettuce, shredded cheese and avocado.
NOTES, TIPS, TRICKS, HINTS, ETC:
Additional toppings include guacamole, black olives, sour cream, pico de gallo.
 
 
NUTRITION
This recipe has the following nutrient totals:
Calories 1371
Protein 51.6 g
Carbohydrates 48.3 g
Iron 0.95 mg
Fiber 15.4 g
Calcium 30.8 mg
(plus many more nutrients)
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