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Homemade beef tacos

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Homemade beef tacos


For the taco shells

  • Preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
  • Place a pan over medium heat and let it get very hot.
  • In a bowl, lightly whisk the flour, water and salt for 1-2 minutes, until there are no lumps.
  • Add 1/6 of the mixture to the pan.
  • Cook for 40-50 seconds on each side, until golden.
  • When ready, remove from pan and repeat the same process for the remaining 5 tortillas and set them aside until needed.
  • Overturn a muffin pan. Fold each tortilla in half and place between the muffin molds.
  • Bake for 20-30 minutes, until crunchy.
  • When ready, carefully remove the tortillas and set them aside to cool.

For the filling

  • Place a pot or a deep pan over medium heat and add the olive oil.
  • Add the onion. Stir and sauté until it softens.
  • Turn up the heat and add the ground meat. Break up the meat and stir every so often until it browns nicely.
  • When ready, lower heat and add the tomatoes, chili pepper and canned tomatoes. Stir to combine.
  • Season with salt and pepper, cover pot and simmer for 20-30 minutes. Stir every so often until it is ready.

To serve

  • Fill the taco shells with the filling and add all of the toppings – tomatoes, onion and lettuce or any of your personal favorites.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
8 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
8 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
7 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
4 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
4 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
26 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
9 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
9 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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