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My mother-in-law came across this recipe while studying home economics in college. We have always celebrated birthdays and special occasions with these tacos. Radishes and peas are unique additions.—Anita Byars, Geff, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 15 min.
MAKES:10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 15 min.
MAKES: 10 servings


  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 10 flour tortillas (8 inches)
  • Seasoned salt
  • 4 cups (16 ounces) shredded process cheese (Velveeta)
  • 1 cup shredded radishes
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1 can (15 ounces) peas, drained and mashed
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, drained
  • Hot pepper sauce to taste

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 403 calories, 18g fat (9g saturated fat), 57mg cholesterol, 969mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 2g fiber), 24g protein.


  1. Spread beef over half of each tortilla; sprinkle with seasoned salt. Fold tortillas over meat; press to seal. In a greased 10-in. skillet, brown tortillas in batches for 2-3 minutes on each side or until meat is no longer pink. Unfold tortillas. Top with cheese, radishes, onion, peas and tomatoes; fold up. Serve with hot pepper sauce. Yield: 10 tacos.
Originally published as Colorful Tacos in Taste of Home Ground Beef Cookbook 1999, p292

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