Mushroom beef tacos dish
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Mushroom beef tacos

When mushrooms and beef unite in a tasty taco shell, it’s muy delicioso!

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Developed by Emily Richards (PH Ec.)  

4 servings  
15 minutes (prep: 10 mins / cook: 5 mins)

3 (1835 ratings)
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Time required

30 minutes

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Carbohydrates

27 g/serving

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp (10 mL) canola oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pkg (8 oz/227 g) mushrooms, finely chopped
  • 8 oz (227 g) extra lean ground beef
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) chili powder
  • ½ tsp (2 mL) each ground cumin and dried oregano
  • Pinch cayenne pepper
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • ½ cup (125 mL) corn kernels (optional)
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) chopped fresh parsley or cilantro
  • 6 small whole wheat flour tortillas
  • ½ cup (125 mL) salsa (optional)

 

  • Calories 264
  • Carbs 27 g
  • Sugar 4 g
  • Fibre 6 g

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat and cook onion and garlic for 2 minutes. Stir in mushrooms and cook for 5 minutes or until liquid starts to appear. Increase heat to medium high and add beef, chili powder, cumin, oregano and cayenne pepper; cook, stirring for about 5 minutes or until beef is no longer pink inside. Stir in tomato, corn and parsley; cook, stirring for 3 minutes to heat corn through.
  2. Spoon into tortillas and dollop with salsa, if using to serve.
Vegetarian option:
Substitute beef with an equal amount of walnut meat, veggie ground round or vegan crumble and reduce cooking time to 5 minutes.

Per serving (1 of 4)

  • Calories 264
  • Protein 18 g
  • Total fat 10 g
    • Saturated fat 4 g
    • Cholesterol 30 mg
  • Carbohydrates 27 g
    • Fibre 6 g
    • Sugars 4 g
    • Added sugars 0 g
  • Sodium 223 mg
  • Potassium 632 mg

© 2022 Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. Reproduced with permission from the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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