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Idaho Tacos Recipe

Idaho Tacos Recipe

In Ozona, Texas, Kaleta Shepperson loads her potatoes with a taco topping that's quick, easy and flavorful. "Everyone who tries these potatoes likes them," she comments. "They're almost a meal by themselves. I serve them with breadsticks, a green salad and dessert."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 envelope taco seasoning
  • 4 hot baked potatoes
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup chopped green onions
  • Salsa, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Add taco seasoning; prepare according to package directions.
  • 2. With a sharp knife, cut an X in the top of each potato; fluff pulp with a fork. Top with taco meat, cheese and onions. Serve with salsa if desired. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 601 calories, 18 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 90 mg cholesterol, 990 mg sodium, 76 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 34 g protein.