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Game Day Tacos

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Game Day Tacos
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 5
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Start game day right with these fun soft tacos! Mini taco-seasoned beef “basketballs” are the star in this recipe, especially when layered with fresh toppings like shredded white cheddar cheese, shredded lettuce and pico de gallo!
Updated May 24, 2022

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef (at least 80% lean)
  • 1 1/4 cups finely shredded white cheddar cheese or shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 package (12.5 oz) Old El Paso™ Soft Taco Dinner Kit
  • 2 1/2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 1 1/4 cups pico de gallo

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F. Line 15x10x1-inch pan with foil; spray with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, stir together beef, 1/2 cup of the shredded cheese and the taco seasoning mix (from dinner kit.) Shape mixture into 30 (1 1/4-inch) balls; place in pan. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until thoroughly cooked and no longer pink in center. Keep warm.
  • 3
    Heat tortillas (from dinner kit) as directed on package. Fill each tortilla with lettuce, pico de gallo, remaining shredded cheese and 3 meatballs. Serve tacos with taco sauce (from dinner kit.)

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Salsa can be substituted for pico de gallo in this recipe.
  • tip 2
    Serve these tacos with chips, guacamole, refried beans and salsa.

Nutrition

460 Calories, 25g Total Fat, 27g Protein, 34g Total Carbohydrate, 3g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 2 Tacos
Calories
460
Calories from Fat
220
Total Fat
25g
38%
Saturated Fat
12g
59%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
85mg
28%
Sodium
1130mg
47%
Potassium
540mg
15%
Total Carbohydrate
34g
11%
Dietary Fiber
3g
11%
Sugars
3g
Protein
27g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
30%
30%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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