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Terrific Tacos

00:25:00 Makes 6 servings, 2 tacos each.
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Makes 6 servings, 2 tacos each.

Kids can cook these tacos as part of dinner for the whole family

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  • Preheat oven to 300°F. Crumble meat with wooden spoon in large frying pan. Brown meat; drain. Stir in seasoning mix and water. Bring to boil; reduce heat to medium. Simmer 10 min., stirring occasionally. Spoon into serving bowl; cover and keep warm.
  • Meanwhile, tear lettuce into small bite-sized pieces; place in serving bowl. Spoon cheese, salsa and sour cream each into separate serving bowls.
  • Place taco shells on baking sheet. Bake 3 to 5 min. or until crisp.
  • Serve with bowls of seasoned meat, lettuce, cheese, salsa and sour cream. Let everyone build their own tacos.

Serving Suggestion

Kids can feel great about making this entree for the family. They can toss a salad and pick fresh fruit for dessert.

Skills Taught

Technique of lettuce tearing; measuring; top or the stove cooking /safety/ technique.


Ground beef turns colour with heat application.

Food Science

Fat separates and goes from solid to liquid state with heat. Some of the water evaporates and goes from liquid to steam (gas) when heated to boiling point.

Family Fun

Serve toppings in a muffin dish to pass and one dish to wash.


  • Makes 6 servings, 2 tacos each.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size Makes 6 servings, 2 tacos each.
Calories 470
% Daily Value
Total fat 30g
Saturated fat 14g
Cholesterol 85mg
Sodium 730mg
Carbohydrate 25g
Dietary fibre 3g
Protein 25g
Vitamin A 20 %DV
Vitamin C 15 %DV
Calcium 30 %DV
Iron 20 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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