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Slam Dunk Tacos

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Slam Dunk Tacos
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 5
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Your family will love assembling their very own scoop-and-serve tacos when they dig into this basketball-themed taco-layered dip! Great for game day, movie watching and a basketball-themed party!
Updated May 26, 2022

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef (at least 80% lean)
  • 1 package (8.8 oz) Old El Paso™ Stand 'n Stuff Taco Dinner Kit
  • 1 can (16 oz) refried beans
  • 2 cups finely shredded cheddar cheese (8 oz)
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 3/4 cup chopped tomatoes

Steps

  • 1
    In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 6 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in 2/3 cup water and the taco seasoning mix (from dinner kit); heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until thickened.
  • 2
    In small microwavable bowl, place beans and 1/2 cup of the cheese; cover, and microwave on High 2 to 3 minutes, stirring after 2 minutes, until heated through. Spread bean mixture on 10- to 12-inch round platter. Carefully spread seasoned beef mixture over beans.
  • 3
    Place 2 tablespoons of the taco sauce (from dinner kit) in small resealable food-storage plastic bag; set aside. Top beef mixture with remaining taco sauce, the lettuce and tomatoes; completely cover top with remaining 1 1/2 cups cheese. Cut small corner from bag; pipe reserved taco sauce onto cheese to look like seams of basketball.
  • 4
    Heat taco shells (from dinner kit) as directed on package. To serve, scoop layered taco mixture into shells.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Serve tacos with a side of chips and salsa!
  • tip 2
    If desired, substitute the Old El Paso™ Stand ‘N Stuff™ Taco Dinner Kit with Old El Paso™ Soft Taco Dinner Kit.

Nutrition

580 Calories, 33g Total Fat, 33g Protein, 36g Total Carbohydrate, 3g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 2 Tacos
Calories
580
Calories from Fat
300
Total Fat
33g
51%
Saturated Fat
15g
77%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
100mg
33%
Sodium
1210mg
50%
Potassium
710mg
20%
Total Carbohydrate
36g
12%
Dietary Fiber
6g
23%
Sugars
3g
Protein
33g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
40%
40%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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