If you haven't had a basic taco in a while, it's time to revisit the original. Remember the spicy beef mixture in a crisp taco shell topped with lettuce, cheese, and tomato? It's still as tasty as ever.

Source: Family Circle

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
3 hrs at 375°
Servings:
16
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oven to 375°F.

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  • Heat oil in large nonstick skillet, over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook until onion is softened, about 3 minutes. Add beef; cook, stirring with wooden spoon to break up, until beef is no longer pink, 5 to 7 minutes.

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  • Add chili powder, salt, cumin and red pepper; cook, stirring, 1 minute. Stir in tomato sauce. Bring to boiling. Lower heat to medium. Cook for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

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  • Heat taco shells in 375°F oven for about 5 minutes. Spoon about 1/4 cup meat mixture into each shell. Serve with lettuce, tomato, cheese, diced onion and taco sauce.

Nutrition Facts

171 calories; total fat 11g; saturated fat 4g; cholesterol 30mg; sodium 209mg; carbohydrates 10g; fiber 2g; protein 9g.

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