Taco in a Bag

Need a fun snack or light meal idea? Enjoy these 5-minute Mexican-style micro waved ground beef and cheese blend topped nacho-flavored tortilla chips.

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 5 min
  • Servings 1

Ingredients

1/4
cup refrigerated taco sauce with seasoned ground beef (from 18-oz container)
1
bag (1 oz) nacho-flavored tortilla chips
2
tablespoons finely shredded Mexican cheese blend
2
tablespoons shredded lettuce
  • 1 In small microwavable bowl, microwave ground beef on High 30 seconds or until thoroughly heated. Squeeze bag of chips to crush slightly.
  • 2 Cut bag of chips open along top; hold open. Top chips with warm ground beef; mix with fork. Top with cheese, lettuce and if desired, other taco toppings. Eat directly from bag.

Expert Tips

Need a fun snack or light meal for a youth group? This is it! The best part: There's very little clean-up. Just toss the bags and plastic forks when you're done.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Taco
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
140),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
15%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
660mg
660%;
Total Carbohydrate
23g
23%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
11g
11%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.