The EatingWell Taco

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The EatingWell Taco

The EatingWell Taco

Building the perfect taco is a very personal task—cheese under meat, cheese on top, no cheese at all? This is just our recommendation.

Serves 6

Prep Time 15 min

Total Time 15 min.


  • 12 12 EatingWell Crispy Taco Shells, (recipe follows)
  • Lean & Spicy Taco Meat (recipe follows)
  • 3 cups shredded romaine lettuce
  • 3/4 cup shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese, (3 ounces)
  • 3/4 cup diced tomatoes
  • 3/4 cup prepared salsa
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion

Cooking Directions

Step 1

To assemble, fill each taco shell with (in any order): a generous 3 tablespoons taco meat, 1/4 cup lettuce, 1 tablespoon cheese, 1 tablespoon tomato, 1 tablespoon salsa, 1 teaspoon onion.