TINY TACO BEEF TARTS

Tiny Beef Tarts --
30 Minutes or Less
  • Total Recipe Time: 30 to 35 minutes
  • Makes 30 tiny tarts

INGREDIENTS

  1. 12 ounces Ground Beef (95% lean)
  2. 1/2 cup chopped onion
  3. 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  4. 1/2 cup prepared mild or medium taco sauce
  5. 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  6. 1/4 teaspoon salt
  7. 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  8. 2 packages (2.1 ounces each) frozen mini phyllo shells (30 shells total)
  9. 1/2 cup shredded reduced fat Mexican cheese blend
Toppings:
  1. Shredded lettuce, sliced grape or cherry tomatoes, guacamole, lowfat sour cream, sliced ripe olives

INSTRUCTIONS FOR TINY TACO BEEF TARTS

  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add Ground Beef, onion and garlic in large nonstick skillet over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, breaking up beef into small crumbles and stirring occasionally. Pour off drippings, if necessary. Add taco sauce, cumin, salt and pepper; cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes or until mixture is heated through.
  2. Place phyllo shells on rimmed baking sheet. Spoon beef mixture evenly into shells. Top evenly with cheese. Bake 9 to 10 minutes or until shells are crisp and cheese is melted.
  3. Top tarts with lettuce, tomatoes, guacamole, sour cream, and olives, as desired.

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  • Test Kitchen Tips
  • 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.
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