Taco/Burrito Filling

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  • 1 pound lean hamburger
  • 1 package (1.25-ounce) taco seasoning mix
  • Water (according to instructions on mix)
  • 1 can 16-ounce chili beans
  • 12 tortillas (corn or flour)
    Toppings: shredded cheddar cheese, chopped tomatoes and lettuce, salsa, nonfat yogurt or sour cream

Number of Servings : 12


  1. Brown hamburger in a medium skillet. Drain; discard fat.
  2. Reduce heat to low. Add taco seasoning, water (as seasoning package directs) and chili beans.
    Simmer 10 minutes.
  3. Prepare toppings and put each in serving containers.
  4. Allow each person to assemble their own taco or burrito, or assemble on a platter.