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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! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 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

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.
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.
Nutrition Facts
1 1 taco (prepared with lean ground beef and reduced-fat feta cheese): 130 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 386mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fiber), 9g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 lean meat, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.
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  • dyes
    Mar 2, 2019

    I rated this recipe back in 2009 and I haven't stopped making it since. We still love it and now my children prepare it for their families. I used to serve sour cream on the side, but we recently tried homemade tzatziki sauce and it's a winner. I've served the filling in taco shells, pita pockets and naan. All delicious. The recipe says it serves 12. We've always found it to be the right amount for a family of 4. Nowadays I double or triple the recipe when I make it. It's great for a potluck because people can assemble their own to their liking.

  • MaroT4
    Apr 21, 2017

    FANTASTIC recipe! (I made my own Greek spice which had cinnamon) Definitely use the red onion, it added a nice fresh crunch. I had little left over but it made a nice wrap for lunch the following day. Please try this recipe, You will love it! I'm going to make it at least 1x a month!!!

  • PrplMonky5
    Aug 25, 2016

    My husband and I enjoyed this, it tasted very fresh (unlike the normal Mexican taco seasoning). Unfortunately I don't feel like I could taste any of the Greek seasoning. Next time I'll increase that. I used ground chicken, seemed to work fine. I also didn't put the spinach in with the mix, instead I put the spinach on top of the taco with the feta (gave it more of a crunch!). I too used soft flour tortillas and it was yummy. We will make this again with some modifications.

  • clara11
    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!

  • Kathyvoscrawford
    Oct 26, 2015

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

  • Julee.Nevarez
    Feb 1, 2013

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

  • 12Knights4Mari
    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.

  • Heidirulz1
    Mar 28, 2012

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

  • erdislindsey
    Oct 17, 2011

    This is one of the best taco recipes ever! I used veggie crumbles the first time I made it and it was one of the best recipes I've ever tried.

  • rorie1
    Sep 21, 2011

    ever since I tried this recipe it was a hit with my family.I since made it for my sister and brother in-law they also enjoyed it and request it often its just hard to find a nice side dish to go with it help please