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.

Nutirion Profile: Diabetes Appropriate Gluten Free Diet Healthy Weight Heart Healthy High Fiber Low Calorie Low Cholesterol Low Sat Fat

Serves Prep Time Total Time
6 15 min 15 min

Directions

Ingredients

  • 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 Instruction

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.


Nutrition

  • Serving: Per serving
  • Calories: 261
  • Carbohydrates: 31g
  • Fat: 5g
  • Protein: 24g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 38mg
  • Potassium: 272mg
  • Sodium: 582mg
  • Exchanges: 1 1/2 starch, 1 vegetable, 3 very lean meat
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 2

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