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  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 28

Traditional taco salad ingredients are transformed into an ever-so-easy microwaved munchie. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1/2
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1/4
cup finely chopped green bell pepper
1
small onion, finely chopped (1/4 cup)
1
can (16 oz) Old El Paso™ refried beans
1
can (8 oz) tomato sauce
1
package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix
2
drops red pepper sauce
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1/2
cup sour cream
1
tablespoon shredded Cheddar cheese
1/8
teaspoon chili powder
Finely shredded lettuce, if desired
Additional shredded Cheddar cheese, if desired
Corn chips, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    In 1 1/2-quart microwavable casserole, crumble beef. Cover loosely; microwave on High 2 minutes 30 seconds to 3 minutes 30 seconds or until beef is thoroughly cooked. Stir and drain.
  • 2
    Stir in bell pepper, onion, beans, tomato sauce, seasoning mix, pepper sauce and garlic. Cover tightly; microwave on High 3 minutes. Stir; spread mixture in 9-inch microwavable pie plate. Cover; microwave on High 3 to 4 minutes or until hot and bubbly.
  • 3
    In small bowl, mix sour cream, 1 tablespoon Cheddar cheese and the chili powder. Spread over beef mixture. Sprinkle with lettuce and additional Cheddar cheese. Serve with corn chips.

Expert Tips

  • Bored with iceberg lettuce? Switch to crispy romaine, a dark leafy green regarded as a good source of vitamin A and folate.
  • Lighten up this taco treat with fat-free sour cream and reduced-fat Cheddar cheese.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
45
Calories from Fat
15
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2g
3%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
250mg
10%
Potassium
60mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
4g
1%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
0g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
0 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; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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