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Beef Soft Tacos
 
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Beef Soft Tacos
Seasoned ground beef tucked in a flour tortilla with cheese, lettuce and diced tomatoes.
Yield: 100 servings
INGREDIENTSQUANTITYDIRECTIONS
  
1. Place ground beef in steam kettle. Cook beef until no longer pink, using kettle whip to break beef up into 1/4 to 1/2-inch crumbles. Turn off heat.

2. Thoroughly drain fat from beef by pulling whip through beef in circular motion and then zig-zag-stir through all sections of beef.
Ground Beef (IMPS/NAMP 136)18 pounds
  
3. Add enough water just to cover beef. Stir by pulling whip through beef in circular motion and then zig-zag-stir through all sections of beef. Thoroughly drain fat and liquid from beef, repeating zig-zag-stir procedure.
Hot water1 gallon
  
4. Add tomato paste, water, chili powder, cumin, onions, oregano, sugar, garlic powder and salt; mix well. Bring to a boil.

Reduce heat; cover and simmer 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Add additional water if needed.
Tomato paste3 cups
Water2 cups
Chili powder1 cup
Ground cumin1/2 cup
Dehydrated minced onion1/2 cup
Dried oregano1/3 cup
Sugar1/4 cup
Garlic powder2 tablespoons
Salt2 tablespoons
  
5. For each serving: Portion 1/3 cup (#12 scoop) beef mixture onto 1 tortilla. Top with 1/4 ounce cheese. Provide lettuce, tomato and salsa, if desired, on condiment bar.
Flour tortillas, 7-inch100
Part-skim mozzarella cheese6 2/3 cups
Lettuce, shredded25 ounces
Tomatoes, diced25 ounces
Canned tomato salsa na


Nutrition information per serving: 352 calories; 16 g fat(6 g saturated fat; 7 g monounsaturated fat); 59 mg cholesterol; 588 mg sodium; 28 g carbohydrate; 1.9 g fiber; 23 g protein; 8.3 mg niacin; 0.3 mg vitamin B6; 1.9 mg vitamin B12; 3.7 mg iron; 26.4 mg selenium; 4.5 mg zinc; 59.4 mg choline.
This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitamin B12, iron, selenium and zinc; and a good source of vitamin B6 and choline
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