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Taco Tuesday Made Healthy

This weeks Taco Tuesday just got a whole lot more fun with a lot less guilt! Try this delicious taco recipe for a quick tasty treat for your taste buds !
Yield: 10 servings (serving size: 1 taco)


  • Cooking spray

  • 1 cup chopped onion

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

  • 1 pound ground sirloin

  • 1 cup frozen whole-kernel corn

  • 1/2 cup water

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper

  • 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained

  • 1 (8-ounce) can tomato sauce

  • 1 to 3 drained canned chipotle chiles in adobo sauce, chopped

  • 10 (8-inch) fat-free flour tortillas


Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add onion, garlic, and beef; cook 6 minutes or until browned, stirring to crumble beef. Stir in corn and next 6 ingredients (corn through chiles). Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes. Warm tortillas according to package directions. Spoon 1/2 cup beef mixture into each tortilla.

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 266

Caloriesfromfat per serving: 25%

Fat per serving: 7.3g

Saturated fat per serving: 2.7g

Monounsaturated fat per serving: 3g

Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0.5g

Protein per serving: 13g

Carbohydrate per serving: 27.6g

Fiber per serving: 4.6g

Cholesterol per serving: 31mg

Iron per serving: 1.9mg

Sodium per serving: 547mg

Calcium per serving: 25mg

Add some pizazz to traditional soft tacos by including corn kernels and black beans in the filling. The mixture also works well in crunchy corn taco shells.

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