Greek Tacos Recipe
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Greek Tacos Recipe

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Try a surprising twist on tacos by using Greek seasoning, spinach and feta instead of taco seasoning, lettuce and cheddar. You'll be impressed! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:12 servings
Quick Diabetic Exchange Test Kitchen Approved
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 12 servings

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

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

Directions

  1. 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.
  2. 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 the salt if recipes calls for salt.
Originally published as Greek Tacos in Simple & Delicious January/February 2007, p7

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Reviewed Apr. 14, 2016

"Excellent! I used fire-roasted diced tomatoes and flour tortillas as that's what I had on hand. Already looking forward to making them again!"

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Reviewed Oct. 26, 2015

"These were DELICIOUS!! I may never do Mexican tacos again!!"

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Reviewed Feb. 1, 2013

"Our whole family loved these...they will probably be our new standard taco recipe!"

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Reviewed Apr. 10, 2012

"These weren't bad, but I probably won't make them again. It could have used more seasoning. I think I will stick to regular tacos."

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Reviewed Mar. 28, 2012

"Absolutely one of my favorite recipes. I highly recomment them. You will NOT be disappointed."

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