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Greek Meets Mex Tacos

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 10

Seasoned ground beef is topped with all your favorite Mediterranean fixin's for a big, fat Greek taco so good, you won't be able to resist! MORE + LESS -

Cheeky Kitchen Cheeky Kitchen
September 17, 2014

Ingredients

1 1/2
pounds ground beef
1
(6 ounce) package dry Italian food dressing mix
10
Old El Paso™ taco shells
2
cups spinach
1
(14.5 ounce) can Muir Glen™ fire roasted diced tomatoes, drained
1/3
cup chopped kalamata olives
1/3
cup chopped marinated artichoke hearts
1
cup feta cheese
1/3
cup balsamic vinegar
1/2
cup olive oil

Steps

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  • 1
    In a small bowl, whisk together the balsamic vinegar and olive oil. Salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.
  • 2
    In a large saucepan, cook the ground beef over medium heat until nearly browned.
  • 3
    Sprinkle the dry Italian seasoning over the meat, then cook until brown. Remove from heat.
  • 4
    Layer spinach in bottoms of taco shells. Spoon ground beef over spinach. Top with drained fire roasted tomatoes, olives, artichokes, and feta. Drizzle with balsamic dressing just before serving.
 

Nutrition Information

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More About This Recipe
  • Grab your olives and get ready to fall in love with this insanely good Greek meets Mex twist on tacos!

    Ditch your usual ho-hum tacos and try these suckers on for size! Richly seasoned ground beef is popped into a taco shell, then topped with marinated artichokes, fireroasted tomatoes, spinach, olives, and feta. A 30-second balsamic vinaigrette finishes these gems off in style.

    Here's how to get them in your belly quick.

    Cook up a pan of ground beef. Instead of seasoning it with taco mix, sprinkle some dry Italian dressing mix right on top of your meat. It lends incredible, zesty flavor and costs less than a dollar!

    Take a minute to whip up this 30-second super snazzy balsamic drizzle for your tacos. Just a whisk of oil and vinegar and you've got the ultimate topper for your tacos!

    Just make sure you whisk your balsamic drizzle really well! It tastes sooo much better that way!

    You'll also want to grab a box of Old El Paso taco shells. Yep, just the standard Mexican food fare.

    Then, prep the other ingredients. Chop some marintated artichokes and pitted kalamata olives. Drain a can of Muir Glen fireroasted, diced tomatoes. Grab some fresh spinach and feta cheese, too. Greek wouldn't be the same without feta!

    With meat cooked and ready to rock, simply layer your spinach on the bottom of each taco shell, then top with seasoned meat.

    Sprinkle on the rest of the toppings.

    Then finish it off with some of that homemade balsamic drizzle.

    Voila! Dinner is done!

    More Twists on Tacos

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    Brooke blogs at Cheeky Kitchen where she shares fun family recipes. She joined Tablespoon to share some of her best, so keep an eye on Brooke's profile to see what she cooks up next!

    What fun and different toppings do you put on your tacos?

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