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Sunday, May 19 2013
 
Zesty Beef Tacos
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Servings: 6
Prep Time: 25 mins
 
 
ingredients
 
  •  
     pounds  lean ground beef
  •  
       medium onions, finely chopped
  •  
       medium green sweet peppers, chopped
  •  
       16 ounce jars medium or hot salsa
  •  
       15 - 16 ounce cans black beans, rinsed and drained
  •  
    12    taco shells
  •  
    1/2  cup  sliced green onions
  •  
       small tomato, chopped
  •  
        shredded lettuce, optional
 
directions
In an extra-large skillet, cook ground beef until brown. Drain off fat. Place beef in a 5- or 6-quart slow cooker. Stir in onions, sweet peppers, salsa, and black beans.
 
Cover; cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 8 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 to 3 1/2 hours.
 
Reserve and store* half of the beef mixture; use in Easy Posole (see recipe below). Spoon remaining beef mixture into taco shells. Sprinkle with green onions, chopped tomato, and shredded lettuce, if desired. Makes 6 servings.
 
 
*
Place reserved beef mixture in an airtight container; seal. Chill for up to 3 days.
 
 
easy posole:
In a large saucepan, combine reserved beef mixture, two 14-ounce cans reduced-sodium chicken broth; 14.5-ounce can golden hominy, rinsed and drained; and 1 1/2 cups frozen loose-pack hash brown potatoes. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Ladle soup into bowls. If desired, top with dairy sour cream, snipped fresh cilantro, and chopped canned roasted red sweet peppers. Makes 6 servings.
 
 
nutrition facts per serving of easy posole:
230 cal., 6 g total fat (3 g sat. fat), 68 mg chol., 856 mg sodium, 33 g carb., 6 g dietary fiber, 11 g protein.
 
nutrition information
Per serving: Calories 368, Total Fat 16 g, Cholesterol 54 mg, Sodium 1149 mg, Carbohydrate 23 g, Fiber 2 g, Protein 32 g, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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