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Easy Oven-Baked Beef Tacos

Easy Oven-Baked Beef Tacos
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 10
Packed with seasoned ground beef, refried beans and all the classic toppings, these crowd-ready tacos make a meal everyone will love.
Updated August 6, 2019
Make With
Make With
Old El Paso

Ingredients

  • 1 package (4.7 oz) Old El Paso™ Stand ‘N Stuff™ taco shells
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 medium chopped onion (1/2 cup)
  • 1 package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ original taco seasoning mix
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 can (16 oz) Old El Paso™ refried beans
  • 1 1/4 cups shredded Cheddar cheese (5 oz)
  • Shredded lettuce, chopped tomato, sliced jalapeño chiles, chopped red onion, lime wedges, cilantro leaves, salsa, guacamole and sour cream, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F. Spray bottom of 13x9-inch (3-quart) baking dish with cooking spray. Place taco shells standing up and together in dish; set aside.
  • 2
    In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook beef and onion over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in taco seasoning mix and water; heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 2 to 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until mixture has thickened. Remove from heat.
  • 3
    To assemble, spread about 2 tablespoons refried beans in bottom of each shell. Top each with heaping 1/4 cup beef mixture and 2 tablespoons shredded cheese. Bake 5 to 7 minutes or until cheese is melted. Top with remaining ingredients, if desired.

  • Make it bold! Try other varieties of Old El Paso™ Stand ‘N Stuff taco shells, like bold ranch, bold spicy Cheddar or bold nacho cheese.
  • Make these tacos a complete meal by adding a side of your favorite rice, such as cilantro-lime rice. Simply cook rice as desired; stir in fresh cilantro leaves and freshly squeezed lime juice with a dash of salt. Delicious!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Taco
Calories
250
Calories from Fat
120
Total Fat
14g
21%
Saturated Fat
8g
38%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
40mg
14%
Sodium
500mg
21%
Potassium
105mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
16g
5%
Dietary Fiber
2g
11%
Sugars
0g
Protein
14g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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