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Soft Shell Tacos With Cheesy Rice

Total Time - 20 minutes / Makes 4 Servings

Cooking Sequence

  • Prepare rice and begin to cook: 5 minutes
  • While cooking, prepare tacos: 15 minutes

  • Soft Shell Tacos With Cheesy Rice

    Soft Shell Tacos

    8 flour tortillas
    aluminum foil
    2 tablespoons diced onion
    1 pound ground round
    1 package taco seasoning mix
    3 tablespoons water
    1 tomato
    1/4 head lettuce
    1 cup shredded Mexican-style Cheddar cheese
    salsa (optional)

    1. Preheat oven to 300°F. Wrap tortillas in foil and heat while meat is cooking.
    2. Preheat sauté pan on medium-high for 2-3 minutes.
    3. Place onions and crumbled ground round into pan, breaking into small pieces as it browns. Wash hands. Continue to cook until browned.
    4. Drain liquid from pan. Add seasoning mixture and water; simmer for 5-10 minutes on low heat.
    5. While meat is cooking, chop tomato and shred lettuce.
    6. Remove tortillas from oven.
    7. Let the family assemble at the table as follows: 1/4 cup meat for each taco, top with cheese, lettuce, tomato and salsa (if desired).
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    Cheesy Rice

    1 1/2 cups reduced fat milk
    2 cups fresh broccoli florets
    1 1/2 cups instant white rice
    1/2 cup processed American cheese spread

    1. Preheat saucepan on high for 1-2 minutes.
    2. Add milk and broccoli and bring just to boiling point.
    3. Stir in rice and cheese. Cover and allow to sit for 5 minutes.
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    Nutritional Information

    Calories (kcal) 697; Total Fat (g) 39; Saturated Fat (g) 21; Cholesterol (mg) 137; Carbohydrate (g) 43; Dietary Fiber (g) 3.0; Protein (g) 41; Sodium (mg) 1327; Potassium (mg) 910; Calcium (mg) 536; Iron (mg) 4.2

    Daily Values: Vitamin A 64%; Vitamin C 76%; Calcium 54%; Iron 23%
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    Add to your grocery list 8 flour tortillas
    Add to your grocery list 1 1/2 cups  reduced-fat milk
    Add to your grocery list 1 cup shredded Mexican-style Cheddar cheese

    Dry Grocery
    Add to your grocery list 1/2 cup processed American cheese spread
    Add to your grocery list 1 package taco seasoning mix
    Add to your grocery list 1 1/2 cups  white instant rice

    Add to your grocery list 2 tbsp diced onion

    Add to your grocery list 1 lb ground round

    Add to your grocery list 2 cups fresh broccoli florets
    Add to your grocery list 1/4 head lettuce
    Add to your grocery list 1 tomato

    Suggested Items
    Add to your grocery list Publix Bakery Rice Krispies Treats
    Add to your grocery list salsa
    Add to your grocery list tortilla chips

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    Utensils & Cookware

    • 10-inch sauté pan
    • 2-quart saucepan with lid
    • spatula
    • measuring utensils
    • cooking spoons
    • knife and cutting board
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    Aprons Advice

    For extra cheesy rice, add another 1/2 cup of processed American cheese spread.
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    Recipe Version kids0006