Buffalo-Style Beef Tacos




Buffalo-Style Beef Tacos

Buffalo-Style Beef Tacos
Total Recipe Time:  25 to 30 minutes
Makes 4 servings


1 pound Ground Beef (95% lean)1/4 cup cayenne pepper sauce for Buffalo wings8 taco shells1 cup thinly sliced lettuce1/4 cup reduced fat or regular prepared blue cheese dressing1/2 cup shredded carrot1/3 cup chopped celery2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantroCarrot and celery sticks or cilantro sprigs (optional)


  1. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add Ground Beef; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into small crumbles and stirring occasionally. Remove from skillet with slotted spoon; pour off drippings. Return to skillet; stir in pepper sauce. Cook and stir 1 minute or until heated through.
  2. Meanwhile, heat taco shells according to package directions.
  3. Evenly spoon beef mixture into taco shells. Add lettuce; drizzle with dressing. Top evenly with carrot, celery and cilantro. Garnish with carrot and celery sticks or cilantro sprigs, if desired.


One quarter cup prepared ranch dressing combined with 2 tablespoons crumbled blue cheese may be substituted for blue cheese dressing.Cook's Tip:  Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Ground Beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160ºF. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.
Nutrition information per serving: 297 calories; 12 g fat (4 g saturated fat; 3 g monounsaturated fat); 76 mg cholesterol; 689 mg sodium; 19 g carbohydrate; 1.7 g fiber; 27 g protein; 6.4 mg niacin; 0.4 mg vitamin B6; 2.3 mcg vitamin B12; 2.9 mg iron; 18 mcg selenium; 6.1 mg zinc.This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, selenium and zinc; and a good source of iron.
© Cattlemen's Beef Board and American National CattleWomen, Inc.


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