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Greek Tacos

 Greek Tacos
Try a surprising twist on tacos by using Greek seasoning, spinach and feta instead of taco seasoning, lettuce and cheddar. You'll be impressed!
12 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 teaspoons Greek seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1 package (4-1/2 ounces) taco shells
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion

Directions

  • In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink;
  • drain. Stir in the tomatoes, Greek seasoning, garlic and pepper.
  • Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer for 8-10 minutes or until
  • thickened. Add spinach and olives; cook and stir for 2-3 minutes or
  • until spinach is wilted.
  • Meanwhile, place taco shells on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at
  • 300° for 3-5 minutes or until heated through. Spoon about 1/4
  • cup beef mixture into each shell. Top with feta cheese and onion.
  • Yield: 12 servings..
Editor’s Note: For a substitute for 1 tablespoon Greek seasoning use 1/2 teaspoon each dried oregano, dried marjoram, garlic powder, lemon-pepper seasoning, ground mustard and salt. Omit

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Editor's Note: the salt if recipes calls for salt.
Nutritional Facts: 1 taco (prepared with lean ground beef and reduced-fat feta cheese) equals 130 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 386 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 9 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 lean meat, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.