Baked Tacos -- Chicken or Beef!
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Recipe type: Quick and Easy
Cuisine: Mexican
Serves: 12 servings
  • 1 pound cooked, shredded chicken*
  • *OR 1 pound browned hamburger
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • ½ cup diced onions
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 can refried beans
  • 1 package of 10-12 hard shell taco shells
  • 1 8 ounce package Mexican Style shredded cheese
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees and spray a 7x11 baking dish with non stick cooking spray, set aside.
  2. Heat olive oil over medium heat in a skillet and lightly saute onions. Add precooked chicken (or hamburger) and taco seasoning. Completely drain tomatoes and add to skillet. Reduce heat and let cook for 5-8 minutes
  3. Meanwhile, place taco shells in prepared 7 x 11 baking dish and bake 5 minutes. Remove from oven.
  4. To assemble tacos: spoon 1 tablespoon of refried beans on the bottom of each shell. Top with meat and tomato mixture (evenly distributed)
  5. Add a generous amount of shredded cheese to each taco.
  6. Bake for 7-10 minutes or until cheese is fully melted and edges are a little brown.
  7. Remove from oven and top with additional toppings, such as chopped fresh tomatoes, shredded lettuce, sour cream.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 taco Calories: 148, Carbohydrates: 4 grams, Protein: 14 grams,
Recipe by A Pinch of Joy at