Tacos

Crunchy Taco Cups Recipe

Prep Time: 15 Min  |  Cook Time: 30 Min  |  Servings: 4  |  Calories: 600
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Prep Time
15 Min
Cook Time
30 Min
Servings
4
Calories
600

These taco cups are delicious, easy to make, cute and loaded with Sargento® cheesy goodness. They can also be made with chicken. Feel free to spice them up by adding jalapeño slices or hot sauce on top.

Ingredients
  • 6 ea. 6" flour tortillas
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 pkg. taco seasoning mix
  • 1 pkg. taco seasoning mix
  • ¾ cup water
  • ¼ cup prepared salsa
  • 1 cup Sargento® Shredded 4 Cheese Mexican - Traditional Cut
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • ¼ cup fresh tomato, chopped
  • 2 tbsp. red onion, diced
  • ½ ea. fresh avocado, sliced
  • ¼ cup sour cream
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Warm tortillas in a microwave or oven for 30 seconds or until softened. Press tortillas into a 6-muffin tin coated with non-stick cooking spray. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Set aside to cool.
  2. In a large, non-stick skillet, brown ground beef, breaking mixture up as it cooks until meat is no longer pink. Drain fat. Add taco seasoning and water. Simmer over low heat for about 10 minutes or until mixture is heated through and thickened.
  3. Spoon taco meat into cooled tortilla cups. Spoon 1 tablespoon of salsa on top of meat. Sprinkle cheese over salsa. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until cheese has completely melted. Remove from oven, top with lettuce, tomato, onion, avocado and sour cream. Serve.

Nutrition Facts
4 Servings
Serving Size: (351g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 600
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 34 grams
Saturated Fat 15 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 9 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 grams
Cholesterol 115 milligrams
Sodium 1620 milligrams
Total Carbohydrates 35 grams
Dietary Fiber 7 grams
Total Sugars 3 grams
Protein 44 grams
Vitamin A 209RE
Vitamin C 8mg 15%
Calcium 517mg 50%
Iron 3mg 20%
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.